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India and RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership)

Recently, an Indian delegation headed by Commerce Secretary attended the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial meet in Beijing. This marks the change in India’s stance from being stuck in a deadlock to listing out its demands individually to the partner countries of the RCEP in the bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the event. Advantages of… Continue reading India and RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership)

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Turning Bimstec into a vehicle for regional cooperation

The 4th Bimstec summit is being held in Kathmandu after a lapse of four years.  For the Bimstec that celebrated 20 years in 2017, four summits in 20 years is not certainly a time for celebration. Bimstec has been struggling to take off since its inception as its member states were members of several other regional… Continue reading Turning Bimstec into a vehicle for regional cooperation

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First cargo truck under BBIN pact reaches Delhi

First cargo truck under BBIN pact reaches Delhi The first cargo truck under the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicle Agreement for cross border movement reached Delhi recently. Key facts: The cargo truck was dispatched from Dhaka on August 27 as part of a trial run and arrived at the Inland Customs Depot… Continue reading First cargo truck under BBIN pact reaches Delhi