ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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India's Exports to Pakistan: Transaction Cost Analysis

India and Pakistan, as natural trading partners with a common border, can have costs of trading substantially lower than with the rest of the world. On the basis of a firm level survey this article shows that restrictive trade policies, limited trade routes, inadequate transport infrastructure and procedural hindrances lead to high transaction costs for Indian exports to Pakistan. The article suggests measures that could lower such costs.

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