A Pakistani Army soldier looks on during the opening of a trade project in Gwadar port, west of Karachi, last year. Pakistan has opened a trade route linking the southwestern post of Gwadar to the Chinese city of Kashgar. Photo: AFP
A Pakistani Army soldier looks on during the opening of a trade project in Gwadar port, west of Karachi, last year. Pakistan has opened a trade route linking the southwestern post of Gwadar to the Chinese city of Kashgar. Photo: AFP

China, Pakistan and the challenges of Silk Road connectivity

Scepticism fuelled by Pakistan’s latest anti-dumping ruling against Chinese steel products complicates Beijing’s goal of an integrated trade strategy

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative
A Pakistani Army soldier looks on during the opening of a trade project in Gwadar port, west of Karachi, last year. Pakistan has opened a trade route linking the southwestern post of Gwadar to the Chinese city of Kashgar. Photo: AFP
A Pakistani Army soldier looks on during the opening of a trade project in Gwadar port, west of Karachi, last year. Pakistan has opened a trade route linking the southwestern post of Gwadar to the Chinese city of Kashgar. Photo: AFP
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