CPSC Monitor (June 22, 2020 – June 29, 2020)

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1.   1,124MW Kohala hydropower project: Pakistan signs $2.4bn tripartite agreement with China
https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/677782-1-124mw-kohala-hydropower-project-pakistan-signs-2-4b-tripartite-agreement  
2.   Three Chinese hydel projects get ECC approval after a one year wait
https://www.dawn.com/news/1565257/three-chinese-hydel-projects-get-ecc-approval-after-a-one-year-wait  
3.  China’s Answer to GPS Is Now Fully Complete
https://thediplomat.com/2020/06/chinas-answer-to-gps-is-now-fully-complete/
4. China reiterates continued support for Pakistan in fight against Covid-19
https://tribune.com.pk/story/2248875/1-china-reiterates-continued-support-pakistan-fight-covid-19  
5. From China to Germany, the World Learns to Live With the Coronavirus https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/24/world/europe/countries-reopening-coronavirus.html  
6.  WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF THE GWADAR PORT ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE?
https://www.cpicglobal.com/what-is-the-impact-of-the-gwadar-port-on-international-trade/  
7.  Freshwater reservoir found at one of Beijing’s artificial islands in the South China Sea
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/3090761/freshwater-reservoir-found-one-beijings-artificial-islands-south  
8. How the India-Chinese border row is threatening US supply chains
https://www.aljazeera.com/ajimpact/india-chinese-border-row-threatening-supply-chains-200626070401570.html  
9.  Chinese seeds to enhance cotton crop yield, says food minister
https://www.dawn.com/news/1565693/chinese-seeds-to-enhance-cotton-crop-yield-says-food-minister  
10. A ‘new Cold War’?: How the US-China trade dispute is deepening
https://www.aljazeera.com/ajimpact/cold-war-china-trade-dispute-deepening-200629020234625.html  

Regards,

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