At a broader level, if China invests heavily in the region, it risks becoming party to what has been a troubling bilateral dispute between nuclear-armed rivals. If CPEC gets operationalised and fortifies the emergence of a fully functional China-Pakistan axis, this would hamper India’s larger interests in the South Asian region and force a strategic rethink in South Block. The incentives for this would be even stronger if CPEC’s potential success renders PoK more industrially developed, thus granting Pakistan greater legitimacy over the region. Whether India has any road map to take the conversation on PoK forward is a different debate but no nation can be expected to wilfully forsake its territorial claims. Had India not registered its protest, that would have been perceived as a weakness, and would have been a setback for India’s emerging power status in the international system. … [Read more...] about Emerging irritant: on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
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“It will bring huge economic and development benefits not just to our two countries but the entire region and beyond,” he said, adding that the project forms an important component of Mr. Xi’s “One-belt One-road initiative.” … [Read more...] about China-Pakistan economic corridor an ‘inspiring model’: Sharif
During the period, the city's trade with the ASEAN countries and Mexico both rose by nearly 10 percent. It also reported positive trade growth with other major trading partners, including the European Union, Britain, Japan and the Republic of Korea. Enditem … [Read more...] about China’s Shenzhen sees foreign trade volume up 2 pct in Jan.-Aug.
The UPA government’s decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail would result in “our small retailers and traders” losing their livelihood and putting the country’s food security at risk, he said. The government was also trying to put our pension funds in the hands of foreigners. Reforms were being brought in without any discussion. There was also an attempt to make the Right to Information Act ineffective through amendment, he alleged. … [Read more...] about China, Pakistan pose a threat: Bhagwat
BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- The China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) offers an ideal opportunity for Argentina to boost its exports of value-added goods and get closer to Chinese consumers, President of Argentina's National Industrial Technology Institute (INTI) Ruben Geneyro said. … [Read more...] about Interview: China services trade fair opportunity for Argentina’s export, says expert