Monthly Archives: August 2019

South Asian countries neglect regional economic integration at their peril – The diplomat

Advertising From the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Asia-Pacific finds itself remade by mega-regional free trade agreements. The first, which entered into force in December 2018, brings together 11 countries on both sides of the Pacific Ocean and represents the …

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Lessons for the economic integration of Kashmir with the rest of India

During his speech defending the decision of Narendra Modi’s government to withdraw the special constitutional status granted to the former state of Jammu and Kashmir, Home Secretary Amit Shah said the way forward will be determined by the ability to provide economic opportunities to the youth of the Kashmir Valley. …

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