India wants coastal shipping with Myanmar

India has pitched for a coastal shipping agreement with Myanmar on the lines of the agreement it signed with Bangladesh. This will bring down trading and transport costs sharply and lead to a reduction of turnaround time which again impacts on costs. India has already agreed a direct container shipping service between India and Myanmar […]

India’s Myanmar Policy

Indian foreign policy has changed markedly since the 1990s, driven by realism and its own economic and strategic interests. One important change has been the increased attention New Delhi has been paying to Southeast Asia over the past two decades. The government of P. V. Narasimha Rao, which initiated India’s “Look East Policy,” also recognized […]