The Chinese debt trap diplomacy fear continues to fail the test of evidence.
In 2021, for the first time in two decades, China Development Bank and China EXIM Bank did not make any new energy financing commitments.
The people of Gwadar are now making themselves heard.
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.
An improvement in ties between Islamabad and Washington may actually yield benefits for the China-Pakistan alliance.
“UAE Ambassador Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi on Tuesday said many companies in UAE are keen to invest in Gwadar and they recently visited Pakistan for the purpose. Al-Zaabi called on the Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and...
Munir Akram, the former Pakistani permanent representative to the United Nations writes in DAWN: “America’s new hostility towards Pakistan is due mostly to its emerging global rivalry with China, in which India has been chosen as Washington’s strategic partner whereas...
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.