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  • Siegfried O. Wolf
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Part of the Contemporary South Asian Studies book series (CSAS)

Abstract

This chapter determines the centrepiece of the book since it contains the main assessment of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)—as based on the stringent application of the set of indicators forming the new concept of Economic Corridors (ECs) developed in Chap. 2. Furthermore, the analysis is guided by the overarching notion that only when an EC initiative addresses these indicators will the corridor develop the characteristics necessary for success. More concretely, only when an EC initiative adequately addresses these characteristics will an ‘EC initiative’ lead to the establishment of not only an EC but of a sustainable EC—meaning an EC able to realise its full potential and offer maximum benefits for all participating actors.

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