How does China's military spending compare with others? In 60 secs
China's military budget is set to rise by about 10% in 2015.
The move comes after several years of double-digit defence spending increases. It is the world's second-highest military spender, but remains far behind the US.
Here's a quick look at the world's biggest military spenders.
Video produced by Michael Hirst; figures courtesy of the International Institute for Strategic Studies
04 Mar 2015
- From the section China