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Saturday, October 23, 2021

VS Seshadri

The writer, a former Indian ambassador to Myanmar is currently Vice Chairman, Research and Information System for Developing Countries.

Myanmar results point to Aung San Suu Kyi’s enduring popularity despite her party’s patchy record
Thu, Nov 19, 2020

Wedged between, China and India, Myanmar’s natural instinct is to avoid undue influences from either, even as it is open to enter into beneficial cooperation. India’s best bet will be to ensure it remains that way.

Signing the RCEP agreement would have given more substance to India’s Act East policy
Wed, Nov 06, 2019

Not being part of the RCEP does not mean we will not get targeted by exports from the group’s members which are now likely to attract more investments. Vigilant monitoring will be required to avoid circumvention.

India should join RCEP, but negotiate a better deal to safeguard its interests
Sat, Sep 28, 2019

The recent drastic reduction effected in corporate tax rates, particularly for new manufacturing units, is a very timely and huge step. These need to be supplemented with other domestic reforms, particularly to facilitate labour intensive manufacturing.

Doable and daunting
Wed, Sep 26, 2018

Doubling India’s share of world exports will require the government, states and industry to act on a mission mode

Delhi to Yangon
Tue, Sep 05, 2017

PM Modi’s visit to Myanmar is an opportunity to improve business and strategic ties and bolster the Look East policy.