China's defense white paper in graphics: Reform, spending and strategy
Updated 17:37, 13-Aug-2019
By Zhao Hong, Hu Yiwei

China issued a white paper Wednesday that reviewed its reform in national defense and armed forces, military expenditure, and contribution in building a community with a shared future for mankind.

It is the 10th white paper on national defense the Chinese government has issued since 1998.

Graphics: Gao Hongmei, Li Jingjie, Liu Shaozhen, Yu Peng, Zhang Xuecheng.