border trade

Krishna’s visit: India, Pakistan to spur cross-border trade


August 14th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India and Pakistan are expected to spur some new confidence-building measures to accelerate cross-border trade and are likely sign an accord for liberalising the visa ... Read more...

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India urged to expand border trade with China


July 27th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India should facilitate more border trade with China with better connectivity and more commerce opportunities including on the Natu La trading point in Sikkim, says ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s foreign trade hits nearly $5 bn


July 24th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 24 (IANS) Myanmar's foreign trade hit nearly $5 billion in the first three months (April-June) of the fiscal year 2012-13, a media report said Tuesday. Of the foreign ... Read more...

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Myanmar border trade touches $838 mn


July 9th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 9 (IANS) Myanmar's border trade hit $838.11 million in the first three months (April-June) of the 2012-13 fiscal year, Xinhua reported Monday.Of the total, export amounted to $553.015 ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh start joint study to boost border trade


June 9th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 9 (IANS) Senior officials from India and Bangladesh Saturday started a five-day joint study to examine facilities and infrastructure along the border and suggest measures to boost ... Read more...

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Drug smuggling rising along India-Myanmar border


May 19th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 19 (IANS) Smuggling of narcotics and other drugs has been increasing along the unfenced India-Myanmar border, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said here Saturday."To tackle the menace ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to improve trade facilities along border


May 7th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 7 (IANS) Officials of India and Bangladesh will undertake a joint study next month to examine the infrastructure for trade and business along the border and also suggest ... Read more...

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India, China hold maiden border mechanism talks


March 6th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) India and China Tuesday firmed up rules of the newly-minted border mechanism that could include emergency consultations through phone or video-conferencing on issues relating to ... Read more...

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Research on to improve India-Myanmar ties


January 31st, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India's Jamia Millia university will collaborate with a Myanmar institute to launch a joint research programme on how to better ties, particularly related to ... Read more...

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Transit deal can help India, others: Sibal


January 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Thursday connectivity between India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal can promote cross-border trade."New Delhi and Dhaka's joint decision to ... Read more...

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‘Small negative list can take India-Pakistan trade to $6 bn’


December 16th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) A "small" negative list of trade items between India and Pakistan, likely to be effective in February 2012, can increase their bilateral trade to around $6 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Northeast readying infrastructure for Bangladesh trade


December 9th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Dec 9 (IANS) Improvement of infrastructure, including road communication, is being carried out with utmost priority to accelerate India-Bangladesh trade through the northeastern states, said a Mizoram official Friday ... Read more...

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Cross-Kashmir trade mired in problems


December 4th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 4 (IANS) Cross-Kashmir trade across the Line of Control (LoC), that began as a much vaunted confidence building measure between India and Pakistan three years ago risks becoming ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India, Myanmar must conclude banking cooperation deal: CII


November 7th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) India and Myanmar should conclude an agreement on cooperation in banking and financial services to boost flow of two-way investment and trade, industry lobby Confederation ... Read more...

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RBI permits PayPal exporters $3,000 per transaction


October 15th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 14 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted PayPal to receive $3,000 per transaction for exporting goods and services as against $500 per transaction until now, ... Read more...

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Blinkered vision harms trade, Indian aid in Nepal


July 8th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 8 (IANS) Indian assistance worth over Rs.3,000 crore, meant to boost Nepal's trade, economy and public welfare, faces obstruction in the Himalayan republic due to vested interests and ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar ink pact on border road


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, June 22 (IANS) To bolster border trade, India and Myanmar Wednesday signed an agreement to construct an 80-km road connecting the Mizoram and Chin states on either ... Read more...

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Krishna goes to Myanmar to step up trade (Second Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) In the first high level contact with the new government in Myanmar, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday left on a three-day visit when ... Read more...

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Krishna leaves for Myanmar, to sign several agreements (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) In India's first high level contact with the new civilian government in Myanmar, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday left for the southeast Asian ... Read more...

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Krishna visiting Myanmar to engage civilian government


June 19th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) For the first time since a civilian government took over in Myanmar, India will hold a high-level engagement with it when External Affairs ... Read more...

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Nepal-Tibet trade talks kick off


May 9th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) The two-day trade talks between Nepal and Tibet kicked off in Kathmandu Monday, seeking to ratchet up bilateral trade and cooperation.The Nepal-Tibet Trade Facilitation Committee talks ... Read more...

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Thailand-Cambodia border crossings reopen


May 4th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Two checkpoints on the Thai-Cambodian border reopened on Wednesday after local military leaders of both countries held another round of ceasefire talks, the Bangkok Post reported.According to ... Read more...

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Central team reviews Indo-Myanmar trade at Moreh


April 29th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Moreh (Manipur), Apr 29 (ANI): In an endeavor to ensure the success of its Look-East policy and make the northeast a big trading hub in the future, a panel discussion on improving ... Read more...

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India’s commerce secretary to visit Pakistan next week


April 21st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) India's Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar leading a six-member delegation will arrive here April 26 to hold talks on trade related issues.Khullar will hold talks ... Read more...

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India-Myanmar-Thailand agree to boost trade, commerce at Moreh conference


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 3 (ANI): In a landmark event and a big boost towards enhancing cross-border trade between India, Myanmar and Thailand, a trilateral trade conference was recently held at Tamu town, near ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s trans-border bridge restored


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian Army has repaired the vital Aman Setu bridge on the Line of Control (LoC) which connects the two parts of divided Kashmir for trade and traffic, ... Read more...

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Iran-Pakistan ‘Taftan border’ reopened after six months


January 27th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 27(ANI): Iran has reopened its border with Pakistan, which was closed following a suicide attack in an Iranian border city that was blamed on an anti-Iran group based in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Kashmiri militants receiving money through trade: Police chief


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 3 (IANS) In the first such public comment, Jammu and Kashmir's police chief Monday said militants in the state continued to receive funds through different channels like cross-border trade and ... Read more...

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Mizoram governor wants census of Myanmarese migrants


January 1st, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Jan 1 (IANS) Mizoram Governor Lt. Gen. (Retd) M.M. Lakhera has suggested a census of Myanmarese nationals staying in the northeastern state, bordering Myanmar, officials said here Saturday.Several NGOs and societal ... Read more...

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India asks Myanmar to take strict action against insurgent group


December 31st, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Expressing concern on the activities of the insurgent group operating along the India-Myanmar border, India has asked the Myanmar Government to take strict action against them.Union Home ... Read more...

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Indo-Myanmar ‘Home Secretary Level’ talks begin in New Delhi


December 30th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): The sixteenth 'Home Secretary Level' talks between India and Myanmar got underway here on Thursday.Union Home Secretary G. K. Pillai is leading the Indian delegation, while the ... Read more...

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India presses Myanmar for action against insurgent groups


December 30th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) India Thursday conveyed its concerns to Myanmar at activities of insurgent groups operating on their border and sought to strengthen intelligence sharing mechanism with the energy-rich country. ... Read more...

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Indo-Myanmar ‘Home Secretary Level’ talks to be held in New Delhi


December 24th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.24 (ANI): The sixteenth 'Home Secretary Level' talks between India and Myanmar would be held from December 27 to 30 in New Delhi.Home Secretary G. K. Pillai would lead the ... Read more...

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Helicopter services in Manipur soon for better communication


December 13th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 13 (IANS) Manipur will soon introduce helicopter services to improve communication between state capital Imphal and the mountainous and plain areas of the northeastern state, officials said here Monday.Manipur, bordering ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh cross-border trade looking up


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Dec.1 (ANI): Cross-border trade between India and Bangladesh is looking up, and this will go a long way in countering the threat of terrorism in the South Asian region, said Bangaldesh ... Read more...

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