Category: Analysis

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China is the Big Winner of the Ukraine War

The primary economic and strategic beneficiary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine will be China.

/ July 5, 2022
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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Debt-Trap or Game Changer?

Advocates of CPEC see it as an economic game changer. Critics say it's a strategic project with an economic facade. The truth is more complex.

/ September 22, 2020
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The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: The Lure of Easy Financing and The Perils of Poor Planning

In the short-term, CPEC has exacerbated Pakistan's macroeconomic imbalances, contributing to a surge in the current account deficit and helping create another boom-bust cycle.

/ May 10, 2019

CPEC’s New Pivot

Beijing and Islamabad move to push forward agricultural and industrial cooperation while adding development assistance to the CPEC framework.

/ March 3, 2019

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Three Years Later

An assessment of CPEC's progress roughly three years after its formal inauguration.

/ April 26, 2018

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Barriers and Impact

This is the first comprehensive public study of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

/ April 26, 2018