China Defence and Security Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

China Defence and Security Report 2016

China Defence and Security Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
China Defence and Security Report 2016
Published Feb 13, 2016
50 pages — Published Feb 13, 2016
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Chinese defence expenditure has increased steadily over the past couple of decades, with no significant fiscal threats to its military modernisation efforts. The growing security threat stemming from ongoing territorial disputes in the South and East China seas (see Security Overview chapter), as well as Beijing s stated aim of turning the PLA into a more mobile and specialised force capable of fighting local wars (see Armed Forces subchapter) along its borders has pushed defence expenditure upwards over the past decade. ...Chinese defence expenditure has increased steadily over the past couple of decades, with no significant fiscal threats to its military modernisation efforts. The growing security threat stemming from ongoing territorial disputes in the South and East China seas (see Security Overview chapter), as well as Beijing s stated aim of turning the PLA into a more mobile and specialised force capable of fighting local wars (see Armed Forces subchapter) along its borders has pushed defence expenditure upwards over the past decade. BMI notes that defence spending will be directed at three key areas: Inwards into the development of its own defence industry owing to the fact that it is still technologically lagging in comparison to other global superpowers. ...Defence expenditure, USD, y- o-y --.- -.- -.- -.- -.- -.-

...Structural reforms to China s Central Military Commission (CMC) were announced on January -- ---- that will see the disbandment of the CMC s four previous General Departments and their replacement with -- new Functional Department s. The move is aimed at consolidating the CMC s authority and centralising the structure of the People s Liberation Army (PLA). ...Over December ---- and early January ----, the country commissioned six new naval vessels and the launch of two more into the PLA Navy. In mid-December ----, Uruguay s Defense Senate Committee met with delegates from the China Shipbuilding & Offshore International Company to discuss an updated offer for the latter to provide three offshore patrol vessels to the Uruguayan navy. In November ----, Beijing and Phnom Penh agreed to expand military ties through the assistance and transfer of Chinese defence platforms and technologies to Cambodia. ...In mid-December ----, Uruguay s Defense Senate Committee met with delegates from the China Shipbuilding & Offshore International Company to discuss an updated offer for the latter to provide three offshore patrol vessels to the Uruguayan navy. In November ----, Beijing and Phnom Penh agreed to expand military ties through the assistance and transfer of Chinese defence platforms and technologies to Cambodia.

...BMI View: China s defence industry and military are currently undergoing substantial changes on the back of President Xi Jingping s sweeping reform and modernisation agenda. The promotion of greater civil- military integration will spur military industrial innovation and expand the technological capabilities of the domestic defence sector; however, we note that this process will be slow, and that the country will continue to look to import more technologically advanced equipment throughout our forecast period. ...BMI View: China s defence industry and military are currently undergoing substantial changes on the back of President Xi Jingping s sweeping reform and modernisation agenda. The promotion of greater civil- military integration will spur military industrial innovation and expand the technological capabilities of the domestic defence sector; however, we note that this process will be slow, and that the country will continue to look to import more technologically advanced equipment throughout our forecast period. Owing to rising regional tensions emanating from the South and East China seas disputes, we expect defence expenditure levels to remain high on a global comparison in ---- and beyond - with spending being directed mainly towards the country s cyberwarfare, naval and air forces - despite an overall slowdown in the country s economic growth. ...

  
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