World Bank Approves Khyber Pass Economic Corridor Project

The $480 million project includes the construction of the four-lane Peshawar-Torkham Expressway (PTEX) from Peshawar to the Torkham border crossing with Afghanistan and the laying of a fiber optic cable alongside the road. Around 16 percent of the project budget...

/ June 27, 2018

Weekly Newsletter: Issues 8 & 9 (June 26, 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 June 11-26, 2018.

/ June 26, 2018

Weekly Newsletter: Issue 7 (June 11, 2018)

This is a review of CPEC and CPEC-related news and analysis for the week of June 4 to June 10, 2018.

/ June 11, 2018

Weekly Newsletter: Issues 5 & 6 (June 4, 2018)

This is a review of CPEC and CPEC-related news and analysis for the period from May 21 to June 3, 2018.

/ June 4, 2018

This Day in History: China and Pakistan Agree to Develop ‘Economic Corridor’

On May 22, 2013, during the visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to Islamabad, China and Pakistan agree to develop an “economic corridor.” Li arrived in Islamabad after a trip to New Delhi, where he had discussed the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar economic corridor.

/ May 22, 2018

Weekly Newsletter: Issue 4 (May 21, 2018)

This is a review of CPEC and CPEC-related news and analysis for the week of May 14-20, 2018.

/ May 21, 2018

Weekly Newsletter: Issue 3 (May 14, 2018)

This is a review of CPEC and CPEC-related news and analysis for the week of May 7-13, 2018.

/ May 14, 2018

This Day in History: China Agrees to Finance Gwadar Port Development

On May 12, 2001, during a state visit to Pakistan, Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji agrees to finance the first phase of the construction of the Gwadar port and the Makran Coastal Highway that connects Gwadar to Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city.

/ May 12, 2018

Weekly Newsletter: Issue 2 (May 7, 2018)

This is a review of CPEC and CPEC-related news and analysis for the week of April 30 - May 6, 2018.

/ May 7, 2018

Weekly Newsletter: Issue 1 (April 30, 2018)

This is a review of CPEC and CPEC-related news and analysis for the week of April 23-29, 2018.

/ April 30, 2018