India-Bhutan to have 7 more entry, exit points for trade | Guwahati City News

by Guwahati_City


India and Bhutan recently formalised 7 additional entry-exit points for trade, following a Commerce Secretary-level meeting on trade and transit issues in New Delhi.

The Commerce Secretary level meeting was held between India and Bhutan on trade and transit issues in New Delhi on Wednesday.

The Indian delegation was led by BVR Subrahmanyam, Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India and the Bhutanese delegation was led by Dasho Karma Tshering, Secretary, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Royal Government of Bhutan.

Also read: 4 CRPF jawans killed, 3 hurt as colleague opens fire at Sukma in Chhattisgarh

The two sides held extensive discussions on the current trade and transit issues including measures to further strengthen bilateral trade relations and issues of mutual interest, on ways to increase trade connectivity between the two countries.

Also read: Terrorists shoot dead policeman in Srinagar

Through Letters of Exchange (LOE), the following seven additional entry/exit points for trade between India and Bhutan were formalized:

Nagarkata Land Customs Station without commodity restriction; Agartala Land Customs Station as an entry /exit point; Pandu port (Guwahati Steamerghat) as an entry /exit point, subject to cross border control at Dhubri; Jogighopa port as an entry/exit point, subject to cross border control at Dhubri; Asian Highway 48 connecting Torsha Tea Garden in India and Ahllay in Bhutan as an additional route corresponding to the Land Custom Station at Jaigaon; Kamardwisa as an entry/exit point and Birpara as an entry/exit point.

This will form an addendum to the Protocol of 2016 India-Bhutan Agreement on Trade, Commerce and Transit. This will facilitate India-Bhutan bilateral trade to our mutual advantage.

READ MORE  1000 health and wellness centres to be opened in Northeast, announces Union AYUSH Minister Sarbananda Sonowal | Guwahati City News

Since 2014, trade between India and Bhutan has more than doubled from USD 484 million in 2014-15 to USD 1083 million in 2020-21.





This News Present You By Guwahatiassam.info With Out any changes as it Publish at the Original Source.

Like Us to Read This Type of News

  • Read More Relevant on ASSAM NEWS | GUWAHATI NEWS | NORTHEAST OF INDIA | TRIPURA | SIKKIM | TOURIST PLACES OF NORTHEAST | NAGALAND | MIZORAM | MEGHALAYA | MANIPUR | ARUNACHAL PRADESH | TOURIST PLACES OF ASSAM

    Related Articles

    Leave a Comment