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All Pakistan Newspapers Society visiting China

A media delegation of All Pakistan Newspapers Society is visiting China at the moment where journalists of Pakistan and China are to deliberate over increasing cooperation in order to make the success of the CPEC.   Pakistani media took part in a seminar on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) …

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Japan buckles up to join China’s Belt and Road

In June 2017 the Japanese government suddenly reversed its original position on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and announced that Japan would cooperate and provide financial backing for the US$1 trillion cross-border infrastructure development project. The extent of Japan’s cooperation remains to be seen, but this move may help Japanese Prime …

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CPEC, Pakistan and global value chains

Discussions on CPEC seem to have rightly moved from infrastructure to industrial development and economic cooperation. That is where CPEC can bring real dividends for Pakistan — a country with a relatively simple industrial base, declining exports and low economic complexity. During the last 13 years, Pakistan’s industrial base did …

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CPEC and its critics

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the main focus of the 10th annual report issued by the Lahore-based Burki Institute of Public Policy. The programme is still not fully formed; it will develop as its implementation proceeds. Economists call this way of developing a programme, ‘learning by doing’. The only …

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