Military and Transnational Issues in Hong Kong

Military branches
no regular indigenous military forces; Hong Kong garrison of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) includes elements of the PLA Ground Forces, PLA Navy, and PLA Air Force; these forces are under the direct leadership of the Central Military Commission in Beijing and under administrative control of the adjacent Guangzhou Military Region (2009)
Manpower available for military service
males age 16-49:
1,704,090
females age 16-49:
1,873,175 (2010 est.)
Manpower fit for military service
males age 16-49:
1,387,213
females age 16-49:
1,505,875 (2010 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually
male:
39,579
female:
36,554 (2010 est.)
Military expenditures
NA
Military - note
defense is the responsibility of China
Disputes - international
none
Illicit drugs
despite strenuous law enforcement efforts, faces difficult challenges in controlling transit of heroin and methamphetamine to regional and world markets; modern banking system provides conduit for money laundering; rising indigenous use of synthetic drugs, especially among young people
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