The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): feasibility and the need for an assessment of India’s role

Wolf, Siegfried O.

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Abstract

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor CPEC, a multi-billion dollar infrastructure investment project, is heralded as a game changer for Pakistan’s economy and regional cooperation. Being a crucial part of a major development initiative led by China, known as ‘One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR), to connect Asia with Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the CPEC is much linked to hopes, interests, as well as regional and global geopolitics. However, such a megaproject raises numerous questions especially regarding the feasibility of its implementation, the impact on the region as well as the nature of India’s position towards the endeavour. (...)

Document type: Working paper
Publisher: SADF - South Asia Democratic Forum
Place of Publication: Brussels
Date: 2016
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 29 August 2016
Number of Pages: 4
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Political science
Controlled Subjects: Südasien, Regionale Kooperation
Uncontrolled Keywords: Südasien, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Regionale Zusammenarbeit / South Asia, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Regional cooperation
Subject (classification): Politics
Countries/Regions: China
Pakistan
South Asia
Series: Subjects > SADF Comment
Volume: 19 [n.s.]
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