Importance of CPEC in the Light of Public and Private Investment from Pakistan: A Conceptual Paper Based on Archival Data

Muhammad Faisal Sultan


CPEC is one of the most important projects for the economy of Pakistan &also treated as crown jewels for the entire region. Massive research work has already been done on the areas which project will cover & also on opportunities and threats which project which bring etc. Although there is minimal work on the importance of CPEC on different sectors associated with the economy and there is almost no work on the realized importance of CPEC for the policy makers of Pakistan. Therefore a study is required which can provide framework for the analysis of importance the project really has for policy makers so the stake holders might consider any negative word of mouth regarding the project. Hence the major objective of this study is to drive a framework for the importance of CPEC in the light of public and private investment from Pakistan. For this purpose seventeen years data has been collected from the databank of World Bank to determine the trend of investments from Pakistan to support CPEC. Moreover data from China going global Index has also been used to answer research claims and objective regarding CPEC importance for Pakistan. Analysis highlighted that there is immense importance of FDI from China which has significantly increased after the initiation of CPEC.

Keywords: CPEC, Pak-China Relationships, FDI, Investment

DOI: 10.7176/JESD/10-11-08

Publication date:June 30th 2019


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