China’s arms sales declined in the 2016-20 period from the previous five-year period, according to Stockholm International Peace Research Institute which monitors armament sales around the world. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
China’s arms sales declined in the 2016-20 period from the previous five-year period, according to Stockholm International Peace Research Institute which monitors armament sales around the world. Photo: Chinatopix via AP

China’s arms sales drop as ‘other nations buy American’

  • US leads weapons exports with 37 per cent of market share for 2016-20 while China accounted for 5.2 per cent of sales, says Stockholm research institute
  • Some states in Indo-Pacific have plans to manufacture their own weapons: SIPRI

China’s arms sales declined in the 2016-20 period from the previous five-year period, according to Stockholm International Peace Research Institute which monitors armament sales around the world. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
China’s arms sales declined in the 2016-20 period from the previous five-year period, according to Stockholm International Peace Research Institute which monitors armament sales around the world. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
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