Newsletter: Issue 13 (November 16, 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 September 14 – November 14, 2018.

/ November 16, 2018

China’s Grand Strategy: More Power, More Problems

A feeling of insecurity continues to dominate Chinese statecraft, even as the country has made remarkable leaps economically and militarily.

/ November 16, 2018

Newsletter: Issue 12 (September 14, 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 August 16 - September 13, 2018.

/ September 14, 2018

This Day in History: Gwadar Joins Pakistan

On September 7, 1958, the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman transferred control of Gwadar to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, which purchased the territory for a sum of $8.4 million. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Malik Feroz Khan Noon announced the transfer...

/ September 7, 2018

This Day in History: Khunjerab Pass Opens for China-Pakistan Traffic

On August 27, 1982, the Karakoram Highway — completed in 1979, after two decades of construction and the loss of hundreds of lives — opens for two-way traffic at the Khunjerab Pass border crossing. Four years later, the Khunerjab Pass would be open to...

/ August 27, 2018

Newsletter: Issue 11 (August 16, 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 July 11 - August 15, 2018.

/ August 16, 2018

Newsletter: Issue 10 (July 12, 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 27 - July 10, 2018.

/ July 12, 2018

Another Chinese company joins the growing pack of automobile manufacturers in Pakistan

The state-owned Chang’an Automobile Group has entered into agreement with Master Motors, a Pakistani manufacturer of light trucks and busses, to assemble sports utility vehicles and light trucks, according to the Pakistan Construction & Quarry trade publication. The plant will be...

/ July 12, 2018

Thar lignite to fuel Pakistan’s first ultra-supercritical power plant

Lucky Cement, Pakistan’s largest cement company by installed capacity, has attained financial close on a 660MW, $1.08 lignite-fueled power plant that will be located in Port Qasim, Sindh. The plant, when completed, will be the first ultra-supercritical power plant in...

/ July 12, 2018

Bangladeshi Official Labels Opposition ‘Pro-Pakistan and Pro-China’

In a visit to New Delhi, Hossain Toufique Imam, an aide to Sheikh Hasina Wajed, the prime minister of Bangladesh, said that the embattled Bangladesh Nationalist Party or BNP has been an “anti-India” party “right from the beginning” and “tried...

/ July 12, 2018