Regional Trade and Beyond

Regional Trade and Beyond (RTB) endeavors on a monthly basis tracking trade and economic cooperation News from different regions of the world; provides some noted expert's Perspectives; analyses some Statistical Trends and presents CRT Insights, briefly.

Regional Trade and Beyond, #2(2), February 2018

Pakistan allows use of Chinese Yuan for trade, investment  

Pakistan will allow the Chinese Yuan to be used for imports, exports and financing transactions for bilateral trade and investment activities, in a move economists said would simplify a massive Chinese investment project.

Regional Trade and Beyond, #1 (2) Jan 2018

Afghanistan, India establish second air trade corridor  

The first phase of the Chabahar port on the Gulf of Oman was inaugurated today by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, opening a new strategic route connecting Iran, India and Afghanistan bypassing Pakistan.

CRT RTB-Issue #2(1), December 2017

South Asia economic summit makes renewed regional integration call  

The 10th edition of South Asia Economic Summit kicked off in Kathmandu on Tuesday with renewed calls for rapid development of physical infrastructure and removal of non-tariff barriers to expedite regional integration.

CRT RTB-Issue1(1) November 2017

Centre to aid offshore e-commerce play  

The Union government is working on a new policy to expand the footprint of the Indian e-commerce sector to tap potential markets outside the country, including Africa and Southeast Asia.