CONNECTIVITY IS THE SHORTCUT TO PROSPERITY: HELPING HAND FOR IRON BROTHER (巴铁)- ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CPEC
Keywords:One Belt One Road (OBOR), China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Corridor Performance Indicators (CPI), Current and Future Economic Performance
As a symbol of Pak-China Friendship and the flagship project of One Belt One Road (OBOR), China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is building the future of Pakistan. Thus, the purpose of this study is to evaluate the current and future performance of CPEC. To achieve the said purpose, we used published data from the official website of CPEC. By using Corridor Performance Indicators (CPI) techniques presented by Kunaka, C., & Carruthers, R. (2014), we found that the current performance of CPEC is pretty well. Based on the facts, we are also hoping that the future economic performance of CPEC will also viable and sustainable. Therefore, we can conclude the discussion by saying that CPEC is no doubt the lifeline for the economy of Pakistan.
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