A refinery in Gwadar would give the Saudis an economic foothold in a strategic location—just outside the Strait of Hormuz but close to Persian Gulf shipping lanes—and could lock Pakistan into purchasing Saudi crude. Read more at The National Interest
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...
The reimposition of sanctions on Iran and the threat of secondary sanctions will inhibit foreign investment in Chabahar. But for Afghanistan's economy, the promise of Chabahar is overblown anyway.
An assessment of CPEC's progress roughly three years after its formal inauguration.
This is the first comprehensive public study of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.