India Acts East

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Two Asian powerhouses with a common goal – economic co-operation and prosperity. India and ASEAN: Turning cultural linkages into cross-border business opportunities.

Since its economic reform programme launched in 1991, India and ASEAN have been sowing the seeds for mutual enterprise and growth. The former is a regional economic and cultural heavyweight, and the latter collectively forms the seventh-largest economy in the world.

Now, cultures intertwine. Physical and people connectivity has increased. ASEAN has become India’s fourth-largest trading partner. Closer ties and business collaborations have emerged, particularly with Myanmar and Thailand.

As India continues to redefine its political, cultural, and economic relationships with ASEAN, what sustained benefits will the Act East policy yield? How will the India-ASEAN partnership evolve for the future? Join us for this two-part series and find out.

Interstitial 12: India Singapore

Posted 20 Apr 2017 00:00

Interstitial 12: India Singapore

Posted 20 Apr 2017 00:00

Singapore has been the strategic gateway to India’s Act East Policy, being India’s 11th largest trading partner worldwide and 3rd largest trading partner in ASEAN. The thriving bilateral ties between India and Singapore was given a further boost in 2014, when both countries embarked on a “5S plank” at the 50th anniversary of India-Singapore diplomatic relations. 

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