Discussion Paper: # 89
by Yao Chao Cheng
Abstract: The 21st century, as being said the world over, will belong to Asia. The regional economic cooperation in Asia is developing fast and well with the ASEAN as a center and with the positive participations of major Asian nations su
Discussion Paper: # 88
by K.J. Joseph
Abstract: It is generally understood that while the IT software and service sector in India recorded unprecedented growth rate in a sustained manner for more than a decade and established credibility in the international market, the hardw
Discussion Paper: # 87
by Sachin Chaturvedi
Abstract: This paper explores the various options available within the framework of regional cooperation for addressing issues like poverty alleviation and food security in the Asian region.
Discussion Paper: # 86
by Indra Nath Mukherji
Abstract: Four rounds of exchange of trade concessions have taken place under the South Asian Preferential Trading Arrangement (SAPTA). Initiated since December 1995, negotiations under SAPTA have been based on Positive List approach.
Discussion Paper: # 85
by Ram Upendra Das
Abstract: Traditionally, the textiles and clothing industry has been considered as one of the relatively more labour-intensive manufacturing industries in which developing countries have had comparative advantage mainly o
Discussion Paper: # 84
by Rajesh Mehta and Parul Mathur
Abstract: The main objective of this paper is to develop a framework for forecasting of India’s annual exports at regular intervals, which would be carried out for principal trading partners and their pri
Discussion Paper: # 83
by Vijay Kumar Kaul
Abstract: Indian chemical industry, traditionally insulated from rest of the world, of late has been exposed to global competition.
Discussion Paper: # 82
by Neelam Singh
Abstract: This study examines the export performance and prospects of the Indian automotive industry. The technology factor being critical, the in-house, collaborative and sponsored R&D needs greater encouragement.
Discussion Paper: # 81
by M. Padma Suresh
Abstract: This study examines some major issues regarding competitiveness in one of the medium-high technology industries namely non-electrical machinery industry.
Discussion Paper: # 80
by Aradhna Aggarwal
Abstract: This paper identifies the factors that determine the export competitiveness of firms in the Indian pharmaceutical industry. The analysis is based on the primary survey data as well as the PROWESS database.