Suresh Prabhu to launch World Bank Group’s Regional Trade Report on September 28
Updated: Sep 24, 2018 09:32:54am
New Delhi, Sept 24 (KNN) Commerce & Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu will launch the World Bank Report titled “A Glass Half Full – The Promise of Regional Trade in South Asia” on September 28 in the national capital.
The World Bank and FICCI will be jointly organizing the launch program of the World Bank Report.
This policy-focused report demonstrates the existence of a very significant gap between current and potential trade in South Asia and address the specific barriers that have held back trade and investment within South Asia.
The report focuses on the following core topics including reducing tariffs and para-tariffs; addressing real and perceived non-tariff barriers; tackling the high costs of connectivity; and using the positive experience of people-to-people contacts in border markets as one way to address trust deficits between countries.