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 […]

The Trouble With India’s Projects in Myanmar

India has great ambitions for infrastructure construction in Myanmar, but falls short in implementation. Myanmar President Htin Kyaw’s recent visit to India, the first by the head of a civilian government in Myanmar in over five decades, saw the two sides focus on improving connectivity and counterinsurgency cooperation. In addition to reaffirming their commitment to […]