Discussion Papers

RIS-DP 59

Section I of this study gives a background of the negotiations with a review of Doha mandate on market access of non-agriculture products. Section II presents the current position of modalities for negotiations.

RIS-DP 58

The agenda for developing countries should address both the procedural and substantive issues of SPS agreement per se.

RIS-DP 57

Discussion Paper: # 57

WTO Negotiations Towards Cancun: Implication on Indian paper and newsprint Industry

Rajesh Mehta and Pooja Agarwal

This paper attempts to analyze the implications of market access negotiations on the Indian paper industry. In this paper discussion concentrates on the impact of tariff measures alone.

RIS-DP 56

This paper examines the relevance of a multilateral framework on investment from a developing country perspective in the light of the evidence available on the role of FDI in development.

RIS-DP 55

Discussion Paper: # 55

Economic Cooperation between India and Egypt

Abdel Hamid Saba Elregal

(Ministry of Foreign Trade Arab Republic of Egypt)

Discussion Paper: # 54

Nepal-India Bilateral Trade Relations Problems and Prospects

Gyanu Raja Shrestha

This study mainly concentrates on the trade relationship between Nepal and India.

RIS-DP 53

The issue of economic cooperation between India and Central Asia and Uzbekistan, in particular, is the focus of this study. Section I analyzes economic development of Uzbekistan and India.

RIS-DP 52

This paper reviews the experiences of developed and developing countries to draw implications for the current debate on the relevance of performance requirements (PRs).

RIS-DP 51

Discussion Paper: # 51

India and the Asian Economic Community

Mukul G. Asher and Sadhna Srivastava

There is increasing recognition that even as Asian countries engage in competition, Asia-wide communication and dialogue, constructive co-operation, and institution building through JACIK (or similar forum) provide much sounder base for securing A

RIS-DP 50

Currently, ASEAN holds separate annual summit meetings with China, Japan and Korea within the ASEAN+3 framework, and will also be holding similar meetings with India.