The Gwadar port in Gwadar, Pakistan has the potential to turn into a regional hub for trade with the Middle East and Africa, writes Sabena Siddiqi. Photo: Reuters
Sabena Siddiqi
Opinion

Opinion

Sabena Siddiqi

The Middle East pivot to China and neighbouring markets is a win-win situation

  • China’s search for cleaner energy means it will require more oil and gas, becoming the consumer of choice for hydro-carbons produced in the Middle East
  • Beijing has accelerated its investments in the Middle East, spending lavishly on construction and infrastructure
  • Asia will soon represent more than half of middle-class consumption globally

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The Gwadar port in Gwadar, Pakistan has the potential to turn into a regional hub for trade with the Middle East and Africa, writes Sabena Siddiqi. Photo: Reuters
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