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Japan must muscle into Chinese-led investments in Pakistan

Tokyo can dilute Beijing's influence by sharing costs of infrastructure schemes

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Pakistan's overcrowded railways offer investment opportunities to Japan as well as China.   © Reuters

China's Belt and Road Initiative is moving forward with a fanfare of political pronouncements. But recent developments on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which Beijing describes as "closely related" to BRI, suggest that China is anxious about assuming some of the risks associated with its plans -- especially with costly projects in undeveloped markets.

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