ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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An Assessment

Nepal's Transit through India

There are a large number of inadequacies in the prevailing India-Nepal transit treaty. Issues with regard to documentation requirements, trans-shipment procedures, sensitive items, arbitrary bank guarantees, and poor infrastructure have resulted in considerably high transaction costs for transit cargo. Although the value of the total transit trade through India has been increasing, its share in Nepal's total trade with the world has seen a decline during 2009-13.

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