reviewers for their helpful comments on the earlier draft of this article. 1 Richard W. Hu, “China’s ‘One Belt One Road’ Strategy: Opportunity or Challenge for India?,” China Report 53: 2 (2017): 108. doi: 10.1177/0009445517696619. 2 Shirin Lakhani, “The China-PakistanEconomicCorridor: Regional Effects
identifies corresponding deficits in Pakistan’s economy, and deploys a case study of the China-PakistanEconomicCorridor ( CPEC ) to do so. This leads to the realization that significant macroeconomic (1) efficiencies, and (2) synergies, are realized through the development of CPEC , and then through OBOR
role along the ancient Silk Road and its natural geographic advantages. Sharing a border with Pakistan, Chinese companies are already actively building hydro, wind and solar projects in Pakistan under the framework of the so-called “China-PakistanEconomicCorridor” valued at us $45 billion ( Haugwitz
environmental implications. 7 From a geographical perspective, the Silk Road Economic Belt ( SREB ) is divided into six corridors: one of them, the ChinaPakistanEconomicCorridor ( CPEC ), runs from South-Western China to Pakistan. 8 Under CPEC , surface coal mines in the Thar region, and coal fired power
Afghanistan, as well as the spread of chaos and violence from its territory to neighboring countries and regions, could jeopardize obor and China’s existing investments. For example, construction of the China–Pakistaneconomiccorridor will cost China us $46 billion in the next 10–15 years.
‘ TARP ’, the Troubled Asset Relief Program), 14 and is thirteen times larger than the total 2017 economic output of Pakistan of $304 billion ( USD ). 15 In Pakistan alone, through the China-PakistanEconomicCorridor ( CPEC ), investment outlays are already estimated to equal $62 billion ( USD ) over
Sea and the Arabian Peninsula, (4) the China-PakistanEconomicCorridor ( CPEC ), connecting Kashgar, Khunjerab Pass, Islamabad and Gwadar, (5) the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor( BCIMEC ), and (6) the China-Indochina Peninsula Economic Corridor ( CICPEC ) that connects Kunming
, the ongoing China-PakistanEconomicCorridor and the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor are pronounced to be closely related to the Belt and Road Initiative.
16 Other institutions include Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ( apec ), Asia-Europe Meeting ( asem ), Asia Cooperation
westward from the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean and connecting the China–PakistanEconomicCorridor ( CPEC ) and the Bangladesh- China- India- Myanmar Economic Corridor ( BCIM - EC ). Efforts are also made to jointly build the blue economic passage of China-Oceania- South Pacific, travelling