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Belt And Road CPEC Projects In Pakistan That Financiers & Investors Should Be Looking At

Belt And Road CPEC Projects In Pakistan That Financiers & Investors Should Be Looking At  Nov 10, 2020 Posted by Silk Road Briefing Written by Chris Devonshire-Ellis CPEC Is Open For Foreign Investment To Exploit The Opportunities    Op/Ed by  Chris Devonshire-Ellis      China’s Belt & Road Initiative officially kicked off in 2013, some seven years ago, under the initial title of ‘One Belt One Road’. That was later dropped as it became apparent that the scale of demand for projects would be rather more than single Eurasian and Maritime routes. While there has been some controversy over China’s financing and the exporting of its construction SOEs to build these projects,  closer examination of the so-called ‘debt trap’ issue  by US Universities such as John Hopkins and William & Mary have revealed this not to be the case; their studies failing to produce any evidence of debt trap problems created by Chinese loans. It is however encouraging that such finance is being monitore