简氏防务周刊:中国台湾地区2020年“国防预算”增长5.2%,创历史新高(英文)

据 Jane’s Defence Weekly2019年8月16日报道,台湾当局批准的2020年“国防预算”为4113亿新台币(131亿美元),比2019年“国防预算”增加5.2%。8月15日,台湾“国防部”称,2020年“国防预算”包括3580亿新台币“官方预算”和533亿新台币“特别预算”,均创历史新高。

Taiwan proposes record-high defence budget for 2020

16 August 2019

Taiwan’s Executive Yuan has approved a national defence budget of TWD411.3 billion (USD13.1 billion) for 2020. The new budget – announced amid rising tension with mainland China – represents a 5.2% increase over defence spending in 2019.

The Ministry of National Defence (MND) said on 15 August that the 2020 defence expenditure comprises the “official budget” of TWD358 billion and TWD53.3 billion in “special funds”. Both allocations are record highs.

The MND also said that the new allocation accounts for 2.26% of national GDP. The defence budget still needs approval from the Legislative Yuan, but this is considered likely given the ruling Democratic Progressive Party’s control of parliament.