Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Conferences & Workshops Details

 “Sub Regional Cooperation Between India, Myanmar and Bangladesh”

Date: March 30, 2016 
Venue: JUNIPER HALL, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

 

Programme

 

March 30, 2016 (Wednesday)

09:45-10:00 am

Registration

10:00-11:30 am

Inaugural Session

 

Welcome remarks: Rajat Kathuria, Director & CEO, ICRIER

 

Presentation: “Sub Regional Cooperation Between India, Myanmar and Bangladesh”
Nisha Taneja, Professor, ICRIER

 

Keynote Address:   Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State (IC), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region

 

11:30-11:45 am

Tea/Coffee

11:45-01:00 pm

Session 1: Economic Cooperation in the Sub Region – India, Bangladesh and Myanmar

 

Panel Discussion:

Salahuddin Noman Chowdhury, Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India

San Oo Maung, Minister Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Pratibha Parkar, Director, Ministry of External Affairs, India

 

Chair: Jayant Prasad, Director General, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses
(IDSA)

 

01:00-01:45 pm

Lunch

01:45-03:00 pm

Session 2: Trends and Patterns of Trade between India, Bangladesh and Myanmar

 

Address:

Arvind Mehta, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, India

 

 

 

Presenters:

·      Prominence of RMG Sector in Bangladesh-India Bilateral Trade and Investment

Selim Raihan, Executive Director, SANEM and Farazi Binti Ferdous, Fellow, SANEM, Bangladesh

 

·     
Market Access and India

Zin Zin Naing, Researcher, Yangon University of Economics  and Khin Thida Nyein, Researcher, Monywa University of Economics, Myanmar

 

·      Trade Patterns in the Sub Region: India, Myanmar and Bangladesh

Deepika Wadhwa, Consultant, ICRIER and Nisha Taneja, Professor, ICRIER

 

03:00-04:00 pm

Session 3:  Economic Cooperation through Connectivity : India, Myanmar and Bangladesh

 

Address: 

Bhupinder Singh Bhalla, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, India

 

Presenters:

·      Connectivity in Sub Region: India, Myanmar and Bangladesh

Nisha Taneja,Professor, ICRIER and Deepika Wadhwa,Consultant, ICRIER

 

·     
Issues and Prospects of Bangladesh-India-Myanmar Trade-Investment

Farazi Binti Ferdous,Fellow, SANEM and Selim Raihan, Executive Director, SANEM, Bangladesh

 

·      Connectivity, Transaction Cost and Trade Relation between Myanmar, India and Bangladesh

Tun Min Sandar, Research Associate, MDRI-CESD, Myanmar

 

 

04:00-04:15
pm

Tea/Coffee

04:15-05:30 pm

Session 4:  FDI : India, Bangladesh and Myanmar

 

Address:

Manoj Pant, Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), India

 

Presenters:

·     
India’s Outward Investment to Myanmar and Bangladesh

Samridhi Bimal, Research Associate, ICRIER and Deb Kusum Das, Consultant, ICRIER

 

·     
Indian Foreign Direct Investment in Myanmar

Tin Htoo Naing,Director, Center for Economy, Environment and Society (CEES Myanmar) andMyo Myo Myint,CEES, Myanmar

 

05.30-05.45 pm

Concluding Remarks

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