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Pakistan’s Gwadar port will be a key project for China’s new Silk Road despite the challenges posed by mountains, rebels and territorial disputes

4 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
he port, part of a broader China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, will offer a shorter route for Chinese goods to reach the Indian Ocean and points beyond, and will provide much-needed investment for Pakistan's ailing economy.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.