CPEC Watch


Interesting info on the grand OBOR (One Belt, One Road) + CPEC (China Pakistan economic corridor) project promoted by Xi Jinping, China’s strongman.
  1. An executive summary on OBOR and CPEC
  2. CPEC Energy sector projects
  3. Gwadar – Xinjiang rail/road links
  4. There is a military angle.
  5. Malaysia, Philippines and CPEC



  1. http://worldaffairsjournal.org/article/path-sea-china%E2%80%99s-pakistan-plan
  2. http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/09/02/whats-driving-chinas-one-belt-one-road-initiative/
  3. http://www.mckinsey.com/global-themes/china/chinas-one-belt-one-road-will-it-reshape-global-trade
  4. http://thebricspost.com/india-and-obor-its-not-complicated/
  5. “Inauguration” of the Gwadar port – sending a few containers from China. Not specifying how many are genuine re-exports. http://www.dawn.com/news/1296098/today-marks-dawn-of-new-era-cpec-dreams-come-true-as-gwadar-port-goes-operational
  6. http://herald.dawn.com/news/1153597/cpec-the-devil-is-not-in-the-details
  7. CPEC summary of 2016
  8. Delays in power projects https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/176928-Power-generation-under-CPEC-to-be-rescheduled
  9. Risks of CPEC
  10. Boon or bane? Article in Diplomat.
  11. Some are waking up & smelling the .. https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/187350-Capital-suggestion