CPEC to provide China with new route to Middle East resources

Implementation of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is making progress.
By Staff reporter 10 March 2017 0 24927

Implementation of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is making progress and will provide China with a route to access energy resources from the Middle East without them having to pass through the Malacca Strait, according to Pakistan Today.

The CPEC involves the construction of roads, railways and ports to link Kashgar in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to Gwadar in Pakistan.

Huge investment by Chinese companies in Gwadar will support construction of an LNG terminal, and China is also building the Gwadar-to-Nawabshah gas pipeline to...

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