This paper explores the rationale and factors that led
to the adoption of Beijings Belt and Road Initiative.
The study analysis the land corridors in detail and investigate its
progress and challenges posed to each corridor. This paper aims to
find out the real motives behind the overall concept of Belt and Road
corridors and the benefits that it brings to China and participant states.
Additionally, the paper examines the origin, capacity and extortions
faced to BRI while making it a reality. This project plans greater trade
and industrial activities through energy and communication
infrastructure, activating of ports and construction of economic
zones. The studies found that the project is more than just an
economic investment corridor which will further boost PRC
economy; it is also a strategic asset for the Chinese government
which could provide strategic depth against its rivals powers like the
US and its allies which are trying to contain China.
1-Ijaz Khalid: Demonstrator, Department of Political Science, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, KP, Pakistan. 2-Syed Umair Jalal: MPhil Scholar, Department of Political Sciences,University of Peshawar, Peshawar, KP, Pakistan.3-Muhammad Bilal: Assistant Registrar, Women University Swabi, Swabi, KP, Pakistan.
China, Belt & Road Initiative, Analysis, Corridor, South Asia, Middle East