This research paper presents an
analytical overview of ChinaPakistan bilateral trade, Free Trade Agreements
and Chinese Foreign Direct Investment in
Pakistan. Geo-economics has become a focal point
in inter-state relations. Initially, geo-economics
was analyzed by the theorists as an element of Geostrategic politics along with other elements for
projecting power. According to realists and Neorealists, military power is the primary element of
exercising power in global politics. Paul Kennedy
was one of the leading scholars who discussed the
relation between national power and economic
resources of the country in his work entitled; The
Rise and Fall of the Great Powers.
1-Sobia Jamil PhD scholar, Department of Law and International Relations, University Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu Malaysia.2-Syed Ali Shah Assistant Professor, Department of Pakistan Studies, AWKUM, KP, Pakistan.3-Muhammad Shoaib Malik Assistant Professor, Department of Pakistan Studies and History, National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad, Pakistan.