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China - Arms imports in constant prices of 1990

1,214,000,000
(US dollars)
in 2015

Though China arms imports fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2006 - 2015 period ending at 1,214 million US dollars in 2015.

Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.

Date Value Change, %
2015 1,214,000,000 2.53 %
2014 1,184,000,000 -18.46 %
2013 1,452,000,000 -14.74 %
2012 1,703,000,000 50.98 %
2011 1,128,000,000 7.94 %
2010 1,045,000,000 -25.73 %
2009 1,407,000,000 -25.63 %
2008 1,892,000,000 11.82 %
2007 1,692,000,000 -41.66 %
2006 2,900,000,000 -18.49 %
2005 3,558,000,000 7.30 %
2004 3,316,000,000