Zambian President Edgar Lungu meets workers from Aviation Industry Corp of China in 2018. Photo: AFP Zambian President Edgar Lungu meets workers from Aviation Industry Corp of China in 2018. Photo: AFP
Zambian President Edgar Lungu meets workers from Aviation Industry Corp of China in 2018. Photo: AFP

China-Africa arms trade: Zambia largest recipient of Chinese loans for military gear, study says

  • Of the US$1.5 billion worth of financing for arms deals advanced by China to African countries between 2000 and 2017, US$600 million went to Zambia, report says
  • Most of the money was spent on buying Chinese planes for the Zambian air force, it says

Topic |   China-Africa relations
Zambian President Edgar Lungu meets workers from Aviation Industry Corp of China in 2018. Photo: AFP Zambian President Edgar Lungu meets workers from Aviation Industry Corp of China in 2018. Photo: AFP
Zambian President Edgar Lungu meets workers from Aviation Industry Corp of China in 2018. Photo: AFP
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