Central Asia

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Air corridors to help fulfill potential of India’s ties with Central Asia

2020-11-10T12:14:31+00:00November 5th, 2020|2020, India Inc Views - India Global Business, Region Focus, UK Edition – 14 Feb-27 Feb 2020|

Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar has said India is exploring air corridors between India and five ‘Stans’ of Central Asia to enhance and deepen economic engagement and facilitate trade in perishable goods such as food products and farm produce and position India as a medical tourism destination in the region. Highlights: Central Asia is crucial to India as a source of raw materials such as oil and gas as well as uranium. Bilateral trade, however, remains below potential due to [...]

India’s outreach to Central Asia still lies through Iran

2020-12-10T07:00:13+00:00July 15th, 2020|Country Focus - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

Iran has announced that India may no longer be part of the Chabahar port project and the railway line connecting the port to Central Asia, within hours of signing a $400-billion investment deal spread over 25 years. But the Indian foreign office is confident that it will be able to settle the matter amicably after the US Presidential elections in November.