The Way Forward

  • Nisha Taneja
  • Sanjib Pohit
  • Shravani Prakash


Normalizing economic and commercial ties has emerged as the most pertinent issue in India and Pakistan’s bilateral relations. Initially, both countries felt that without addressing core political and strategic issues, it would not be possible to move forward on the economic and trade agenda. However, in the past decade, things have changed, and there is now an emphasis on accelerated resolution of economic issues, in acceptance of the fact that trade and commerce have very often proven to be extremely effective in establishing peace.


Bilateral Trade Land Bridge Informal Trade Nontariff Barrier Bilateral Investment Treaty 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indian Council for Research on International Economic RelationsNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.CSIR–National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies New DelhiNew DelhiIndia

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