The BPSM monitors 16 choke points around the globe. The choke point score (CCP) is assigned according to the capability of a country to control primary and secondary choke points.
Depending on the relevance for global trade and maritime communication, the selected chokepoints were categorized in primary and secondary chokepoints. Primary chokepoints gained two points, secondary one point. Primary chokepoints are marked with a star. Hover over the map for more information. The complete dataset of controlled choke points is included in the 2022 version of the BPSM.
Map:Center for Global Studies (CGS) - HeidbrinkSource:Bonn Power Shift Monitor (BPSM) 2022