Tear gas is fired during a police training drill in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Photo: Reuter

China set to step up tear gas production as demand for crowd control weapons booms at home and abroad

  • While mainland China does not currently supply the Hong Kong police force, analysts expect growing civil unrest and higher military spending to boost domestic and export markets
  • Chinese-made tear gas has been used against protesters around the globe, including anti-government protests in Sudan and Venezuela
Topic |   China military

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Tear gas is fired during a police training drill in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Photo: Reuter
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