creation of North-East Corridor
Business Line, 25 June,
An A.T. Kearney-FICCI study has proposed the creation of a North-Eastern
Corridor to tap the full potential of connectivity proposals under
implementation between India and its Eastern neighbours, including Bangladesh,
Bhutan, Nepal and Myanmar.
How Darjeeling row
is impacting trade in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal
ET, 25 June, 2017
ET Magazine travels through India’s chicken neck, a 22-km-long stretch between
Bangladesh and Nepal, to track trade movement among four nations — Bangladesh,
Bhutan, India and Nepal.
countries building connections
EastAsia Forum, 24 June,
The Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) sub-regional grouping has
realised that narrowing connectivity gaps is a must for facilitating regional
intra-regional trade drops
FE, 19 June, 2017
Intra-regional trade of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation or
SAARC dropped further in 2016, according to the latest statistics.
Promise and Flux
in South Asian Electricity Trade
Asia Foundation, 14 June, 2017
Grand experiments in geopolitics, in the absence of external shocks such as war,
often begin by cautiously testing new ways of doing things. Sovereign states
calibrate and then re-calibrate their visions for the region by expanding and
aligning interests with their neighbors, with the hope that the sum of what is
achieved is greater than its parts. Recent actions indicate that this is
underway in South Asia.