China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

China, Pakistan Sign Nearly $500M Worth of New Deals at Silk Road Summit

Charissa Echavez   | May 14, 2017 12:13 AM EDT

Pakistan and China have signed new deals worth about half a billion dollars on Saturday, ahead of Beijing's international forum on its "Silk Road" initiative. read more

CPEC: China, Pakistan Sign Transparency Agreement for Projects

Charissa Echavez   | May 08, 2017 02:46 AM EDT

China and Pakistan have agreed to oversee and ensure the transparency of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, with a joint agreement signed between the National Accountability Bureau and Beijing. read more

China Comes to Pakistan's Rescue With $1.2B Bailout Loan

Prei Dy   | Apr 26, 2017 01:50 AM EDT

China has increased its economic pull in Pakistan over the past year, providing over $1 billion in loans to help the country stave off from a possible currency crisis. read more

CPEC: China Turns Over Third Maritime Patrol Ship to Pakistan

Prei Dy   | Apr 16, 2017 09:40 AM EDT

China on Tuesday officially turned over a 600-ton maritime ship to Pakistan in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province. read more

China's CPEC Investment in Pakistan Reaches to $62B

Prei Dy   | Apr 14, 2017 02:16 AM EDT

China will finance more infrastructure projects in Pakistan under its China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, with investment reaching $62 billion from $55 million, Sindh Governor Mohammad Zubair said. read more

China Offers Pakistan 2 Patrol Ships to Protect CPEC Sea Route

Girish Shetti   | Jan 15, 2017 09:33 AM EST

China on Saturday handed over two maritime patrol vessels to Pakistani Navy for joint patrolling of sea routes passing through the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The names of these two ships are PMSS Hingol and PMSS Basol. read more

Pakistan Receives More Funding from China for CPEC

Girish Shetti   | Dec 29, 2016 05:18 AM EST

The ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which is already heavily funded by Chinese funds, is all set to receive further funds from China, a Pakistani official said on Tuesday. read more

Imran Khan Gives Reassurance on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Girish Shetti   | Dec 27, 2016 01:14 AM EST

Pakistan's Imran Khan reassured again that his political party had nothing against the $46 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, the prominent politician said on Sunday at a public rally in the village of Swabi in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) where his hordes of supporters gathered. read more

Russia Surprises India by Supporting Chinese-Backed CPEC Project: Report

Girish Shetti   | Dec 19, 2016 03:45 AM EST

Following Russia's recent open denial that it wants to become part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the former Soviet Union giant has now made a u-turn. The u-turn has reportedly left India miffed. read more

China, Pakistan to Deploy Naval Ships to Protect Gwadar port: Report

Girish Shetti   | Nov 26, 2016 09:43 AM EST

China and Pakistan will jointly deploy naval vessels to safeguard the multibillion dollar Gwadar port in Balochistan, a leading Pakistani newspaper claimed quoting an unnamed navy officer. The move, if true, is likely to create a panic in the neighbouring India. read more

Pakistani MPs Fear China-Pakistan Economic Corridor may Offer Trade Gains to India

Girish Shetti   | Nov 18, 2016 09:55 PM EST

According to a leading Pakistani newspaper, a group of Pakistani legislatures expressed concern in a recent senate meeting that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) may end up yielding benefit to its arch rival India. read more

China Boosts Ties With Pakistan, Opens new Trade Route and Port

S. Rina   | Nov 13, 2016 04:58 PM EST

China's first trade convoy reached Gwadar in Pakistan on Saturday, signaling the opening of a part of the trade route between the two countries. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) forms a link between Xinjiang province in China with Baluchistan in Pakistan. read more

Top Pakistani Politician Imran Khan Assures Chinese Ambassador Over CPEC Project

Girish Shetti   | Oct 20, 2016 01:24 AM EDT

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan assured Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong on Tuesday that his party's ongoing corruption movement against the Nawaz Sharif government is not aimed at sabotaging the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). read more

China’s Commerce Rep: China Prefers Pakistan for Investment in the Region

Girish Shetti   | Oct 06, 2016 08:13 PM EDT

Chinese investors prefer Pakistan over Bangladesh or Vietnam, when it comes to risking their investment in the region, Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (PCJCCI) president Wang Zihai revealed. read more

Beijing: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor not Targeted Aganist India

Girish Shetti   | Sep 26, 2016 03:28 AM EDT

China has again reiterated that the controversial China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is not targeted against India, but strengthening the economic cooperation. read more

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