BCIM Economic Cooperation: Prospects and Challenges
AbstractThe present study is an attempt to explore the potentials for expanding trade and investment under the ambit of sub-regional cooperation comprising four contiguous countries of Eastern South Asia which includes the two fast growing economies -India and China and the two developing economies of Bangladesh and Myanmar (BCIM). The initiative to explore potential opportunities of cooperation in this sub-region, which came to be known as Kunming Initiative, is essentially a track-II endeavour. The major objective of this initiative is to promote economic cooperation among the countries of this sub-region by making best use of their comparative advantages. The idea is to realise the potential benefits accruing from the abundant natural, human and other resources, based on mutual complementarities, through deeper integration of the constituent economies of the BCIM sub-region.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) in its series CPD Working Paper with number 64.
Length: 72 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2007
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Economic cooperation; bangladesh; India; China; Myanmar;
Other versions of this item:
- Mustafizur Rahman & Habibur Rahman & Wasel Bin Shadat, 2007. "BCIM Economic Cooperation - Prospects and Challenges," Trade Working Papers 22297, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
- F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
- F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
- F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration
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