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China Myanmar Economic Corridor

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  • January 24, 2020
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China Myanmar Economic Corridor

Part of: GS Prelims  and GS Mains II– Foreign relations

In news:

  • China’s President Xi Jinping will be visiting Myanmar to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Myanmar.
  • President’s visit will focus on the three pillars of the China Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC)— the Kyaukpyu Special Economic Zone, the China-Myanmar Border Economic Cooperation Zone and the New Yangon City.

From Prelims Point of View

China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC)

  • China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) is a number of infrastructure projects supporting connectivity between Myanmar and China. It is an economic corridor of the Belt and Road Initiative
  • building road and rail transportation from Yunnan Province in China through Muse and Mandalay to Kyaukpyu in Rakhine State.
  • Rakhine state is also in news due to Rohingya crisis
Daily Current Affairs IAS | UPSC Prelims and Mains Exam – 23rd January 2020

Daily Current Affairs IAS | UPSC Prelims and Mains Exam – 23rd January 2020

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