RISING GWADAR

CPEC &
GWADAR PORT

Located in Balochistan, Pakistan, the Gwadar Port is a pivotal element of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), linking the Belt and Road Initiative and the Maritime Silk Road projects. The port, operated by the Gwadar Port Authority and China Overseas Port Holding Company, is strategically positioned near key shipping routes connecting Africa, Asia, and Europe.

$65 BILLION

TOTAL INVESTMENT

Modern Day Silk
Route

The Modern Day Silk Road, a part of China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), aims to connect major Eurasian economies through extensive infrastructure, trade, and investment projects. This initiative, launched in 2013 by Chinese President Xi Jinping, includes the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, facilitating overland and maritime trade routes that link China to Europe, South Asia, Africa, and beyond.

SILK ROAD ECONOMIC BELT

MARITIME SILK ROAD

SILK ROAD ECONOMIC BELT

Investing in Gwadar, a key port in Pakistan central to the BRI, offers significant benefits for investors. Gwadar's strategic location and development plans make it a crucial node in the Modern Day Silk Road, enhancing regional connectivity and trading relationships. Chinese investments in Gwadar aim to boost regional connectivity, increase trading opportunities, and support the flow of goods between China and other countries through both land and sea routes.

2015

CPEC Agreement signed between Pakistan & China

2016

Inauguration of Gwadar Port International Terminal

2017

Ground Breaking Ceremony of Gwadar Eastbay Expressway

2018

Saudi Arabia agrees to invest in new oil refinery in Pakistan's Gwadar

2019

Ground Breaking Ceremony of Pak-China Technical and Vocational Institute and
Pak-China Friendship Hospital at Gwadar

2020

Gwadar city's master city plan unveiled by the Gwadar
Development Authority

2021

First consignment cleared in CPEC’s Gwadar Free Zone

2022

Gwadar Port and Gwadar Free Zone phase 1 completed

2023

Gwadar declared tax-free zone by Balochistan govt

2024

Security wall at Gwadar North Free Zone Completed

2025

New Gwadar International Airport to be operational by 2025