Military Diplomatic Activities

Topic: International Image / Military
Source: National Defense University

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 and is supplemented with additional data from National Defense University for 2017-2018.

China averaged roughly 44 military exercises per year from 2013 to 2018, a more than seven-fold increase over the annual average from 2003-2012. View