Introduction: Examining the Belt and Road Initiative in the China–Pakistan Context

Jawad Syed*, Yung Hsiang Ying

*Corresponding author for this work

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The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the flagship component of the Belt and Road Initiative. This book offers a comprehensive overview of CPEC from a business and management perspective and provides theoretical and empirical analyses of the opportunities and challenges facing businesses in relation to CPEC. Key topics covered include economics, project management, industrial zones, agriculture, energy, value chain, ethics, governance and security, creating a useful tool for academics as well as policymakers and practitioners in China, Pakistan and other countries along the new Silk Road.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPalgrave Macmillan Asian Business Series
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Publication series

NamePalgrave Macmillan Asian Business Series
ISSN (Print)2661-8435
ISSN (Electronic)2661-8443


  • Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)
  • China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)
  • Ethics
  • Governance
  • Silk Road

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Strategy and Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management


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