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Transit and Trade Barriers in Eastern South Asia: A Review of the Transit Regime and Performance of Strategic Border-Crossings

Prabir De (), Abdur Rob Khan and Sachin Chaturvedi
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Sachin Chaturvedi: Research and Information System for Developing Countries

No 5608, Working Papers from Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT), an initiative of UNESCAP and IDRC, Canada.

Abstract: The analysis of this paper shows that a regional transit arrangement would perhaps enhance the regional trade, controlling for other variables. At the same time, implementation of e-governance at border is found to be significant determinant of trade flows thus indicating e-filling of Custom formalities has been helping the trade to grow in eastern South Asia.

Keywords: Transit; Trade Barriers; Eastern South Asia; Transit Regime (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2008-06
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