Bangladesh Keen To Increase Trade With North-East India

SHILLONG/AGARTALA, Jan 12: The Bangladesh government is keen to increase trade, business and connectivity with northeast India, officials said here on Tuesday quoting visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “Chief Ministers of northeastern states have also pleaded for more connectivity and trade between the northeastern states and Bangladesh,” an official said. The chief ministers...

Cong States Stress Growth- Trade Focus With Neighboring Countries

AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi during the 83rd Plenary Session of the Congress at Parliament Annexe in New Delhi on Saturday. (PTI) SHILLONG, Dec. 20: The Congress-ruled states of the Northeast stressed the need for economic progress through promotion of trade with neighboring countries, during the three-day AICC plenary session that concluded today. They also said negotiations with militant groups...

ASEAN-India: Trade In Goods Agreement

In 1991, India announced its ‘ËśLook East’ Policy with a view to seeking greater engagement with East Asian countries building upon its historical links with these countries. India became a sectoral dialogue partner of the ASEAN in 1992. India became a Full Dialogue Partner of ASEAN at the 5th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok in 1995 and a member of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in 1996. With a...

Moirang Rally Against EU-India Free Trade Agreement

IMPHAL, Dec 3: North East Dialogue Forum in collaboration with New Life Foundation today organized a mass rally cum public meeting at Moirang where hundreds of people participated to protest against the proposed EU–India Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The rally cum public meeting was organized in the context of the upcoming EU-India Business Summit in Brussels, Belgium on 10 December 2010. The main...

Indo-Myanmar Trade And The Economy Of Manipur

Following the signing of Indo-Myanmar Border Trade on January 21st, 1994 and operationalised on April 12, 1995 through Moreh Border, trading activities have assumed importance in the State of Manipur. Indo-Myanmar border was formally opened by the Commerce Ministry of the both the countries. Subsequently, 22 items have been allowed as exchangeable by the residents across the border. The main role of...