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CPEC and China’s dual circulation approach

The four-year Trump rule has been a tumultuous ride for US-China relations Hasaan Khawar  |  November 09, 2020     The writer is an international development professional, based in Islamabad The 10 th  Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting on CPEC is about to happen. The agenda is being finalised and preparations are in full swing. The Government of Pakistan intends to discuss a host of infrastructure projects during the meeting, besides the three priority special economic zones. But in the meanwhile, some interesting developments are taking place globally and regionally that will shape China’s economic agenda in the years to come and as a corollary will have significant bearing on Pak-China relations. It is therefore important to take stock of these developments to be able to firm up our approach towards CPEC. The four-year Trump rule has been a tumultuous ride for US-China relations. The simmering rivalry between the two giants became more evident, as trade war and technology feu