Month: September 2018
China and Pakistan’s Financial Crisis
Pakistan faces another balance of payments crisis and may again head to the International Monetary Fund for help. China and its Belt and Road Initiative have been blamed – unfairly – for the crisis, but the real culprit is poor...
Pakistan’s Economy: The Big Picture
Islamabad is exploring a range of options to avert a balance of payments crisis.
CPEC and the New Government
A new government in Islamabad brings fresh uncertainty to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor program.
Newsletter: Issue 12 (September 14, 2018)
This is a review of news and analysis pertaining to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and related regional connectivity and security issues, covering the period of August 16 - September 13, 2018.
This Day in History: Gwadar Joins Pakistan
On September 7, 1958, the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman transferred control of Gwadar to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, which purchased the territory for a sum of $8.4 million. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Malik Feroz Khan Noon announced the transfer...