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

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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