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Abstract / Description

This publication “CPEC and Pakistani Economy: An Appraisal” is a combine effort of H.E Dr. Ishrat Husain and CoE-CPEC to disseminate the most updated and authentic information about CPEC. We are sure that this booklet will go a long way by serving our effort to reach out all the relevant quarters and stakeholders including masses to know about the ongoing and futuristic projects of CPEC.

Table of Contents

Introduction ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4

CPEC: Opportunities and Risks ----------------------------------------------------- 6

Chinese perceptions of CPEC ------------------------------------------------------- 10

A Golden Opportunity ------------------------------------------------------------------- 13

Policy Imperatives for CPEC ---------------------------------------------------------- 16

Financing burden of CPEC ------------------------------------------------------------ 19

The Economics of CPEC --------------------------------------------------------------- 22

CPEC major projects details------------------------------------------------------------ 25

Appendix ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 32

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Author Affiliation

  • Ishrat Husain is currently Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi. He has also served as Dean and Director, IBA, Karachi (2008-16).


CPEC & Pakistani economy: an appraisal by Ishrat Husain

Edited by Shahid Rashid and Yasir Arrfat

CPEC & Pakistani economy: an appraisal