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ECONOMY

Opening early helped Pakistan boost exports during pandemi...

Pakistan’s decision to loosen pandemic restrictions early has helped the nation’s exports emerge stronger than its South As...

Narendra Modi must stop squeezing India's middle class

Shoppers in Kolkata, pictured on Oct. 13: Modi government's policies are putting the squeeze on India's middle class  A major...

Fashion victims: Garment workers risk losing jobs during c...

Millions of garment workers could lose their jobs as global brands are demanding price cuts and delaying payments to suppliers who are...

IMF deepens India’s economic gloom, slashes growth outlook

India’s economic growth forecast was slashed further by the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday, with the South Asian nation n...

India's central bank predicts economy to shrink 9.5%

The Reserve Bank of India, the country's central bank, on Friday forecast that the Indian economy will contract 9.5% in the current fis...

India's economic situation 'much worse' than ever, GDP may...

The World Bank on Thursday projected a steeper contraction in India's economy by 9.6 per cent this fiscal in light of COVID-19 pandemic...

Nepal, Bangladesh to sign preferential trade arrangement b...

Nepal and Bangladesh have decided to sign a bilateral preferential trade arrangement by the end of 2020. The sixth Nepal-Bangladesh Co...

Modi's supply chain fantasies will not save India's failin...

Modi would have to undertake major regulatory reform as well the coterie of business cronies he has proved so willing to protect P...

Dhaka opens arms to Japanese investment

Cash support on export, slashing motorcycle registration fee and faster customs clearance are among the perks the government has on the...

India's GDP shrinks 23.9% in worst quarter on record

A man pulls his auto-rickshaw through a flooded street during heavy rains in New Delhi. India suffered its biggest slump on reco...

Xi vows to revamp AIIB as model for multilateral cooperati...

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks via video link to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's annual meeting on July 28, 2020.&nbs...

Why India and China’s latest dispute could cost both sides...

The stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops in the Himalayas has cast a chill over relations between the two countries and threaten...

Why India’s growing economic reliance on China makes it ha...

India’s economic ties with China run deep, making the recent escalation in political and trade tensions between the two powerful...

Boycotting China over border tensions easier said than don...

A recent Indian television show calling for economic disengagement with China was sponsored by Chinese mobile phone firms - an irony th...

In India, China shipments held up as New Delhi takes steps...

Customs officials at Chennai, one of India’s biggest ports, have held shipments originating from China for extra checks, accordin...

India continues to halt the movement of Nepali cargo truck...

The state government of West Bengal in India has halted the movement of Nepali cargo trucks from the eastern border point of Kakarvitta...

Amid COVID-19, locust attack risks famine in Pakistan, Ind...

Still reeling under the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, another severe crisis is staring at Pakistan and India, one with the potent...

Pakistan plans to outsource its major int’l airports in a...

In a major move, the Pakistan government has decided to outsource its major airports in a bid to bring services up to the international...

India plans to slap countervailing duty on Bangladesh jute...

India has initiated an anti-subsidy investigation for imposition of countervailing duty (CVD) on imports of jute products, including ju...

As $297bn apparel market to vanish, Bangladesh also to suf...

Relatively lower numbers of confirmed cases or fatalities from Covid-19 offer no reason for celebration for the least developed countri...

Covid-19 triggers Bhutan’s agriculture and forest policy c...

Bhutanese people visiting a vegetable market Covid-19 has not only sent Bhutanese digging their backyards to grow vegetables b...