Military Diplomatic Activities

Topic: International Image / Military
Source: Institute for National Strategic Studies

China has ramped up its military diplomatic activities in recent years to advance its foreign policy objectives. Data used on our feature is derived from this report by Kenneth Allen, Phillip C. Saunders, and John Chen.

Military exercises jumped from 5 percent of all Chinese military diplomatic activities in 2003 to 45 percent in 2016. View

Between 2003 and 2016, China participated in 348 military exercises with 56 countries. View

China engaged in an average of 167 senior level meetings per year between 2003 and 2016. View