Some of these exchange points are also used by the Royal Government of Bhutan for trade with third countries. I would like Your Royal Highness to kindly confirm to you that what you mentioned above determines the agreement we have reached. I confirm that the above communication correctly justifies communication between us. Accept Your Excellency the assurances of the highest esteem. CONVAINCU of the benefits that their population of expanding trade and cooperation in economic development, According to sources, trade with countries other than India by this point of border trade is an Rs of 1400 extra crores per year. And this point of trade covers about 75% of total trade between the two countries and about 74% of Bhutan`s total trade with the world, including India. The bilateral meeting on trade and transit between Bhutan and India to discuss trade-related issues is held regularly between the two sides. The last trade meeting took place on 25 May 2015 in Thimphu. Bilateral trade between the two countries amounted to 9227 kronor in 2018. REMEMBERing Article V of the Treaty on Peace and Eternal Friendship between India and Bhutan in 1949, which provides for free trade and trade between their territories, while helping to promote bilateral trade and trade, it will help reduce congestion along the Jaigaon Phuentsholing Line, a source confirmed by Financial Express Online. There is a free trade system between Bhutan and India. The framework for trade relations is the India-Bhutan Friendship Treaty of 2007.
The Trade, Trade and Transit Agreement was first signed in 1972 and is renewed every ten years. It was last renewed in July 2006 and the meeting between Bhutan and India on the renewal of the Bhutan-India Agreement on Trade, Trade and Transit was held in New Delhi from 5-6 July 2016. Bhutanese and Indian citizens will have the right to trade in the other country`s country, subject to exceptions that may be agreed. India and Bhutan have mutually agreed to implement the “new” bilateral agreement on trade, trade and transit effective July 29, he said in an official statement on Monday. The new agreement will further strengthen bilateral trade relations between India and Bhutan, he said. The Indian government has been linked to the planned development of Bhutan since the beginning of the planned development, when the first five-year plan was launched in 1961, and remains our main development partner. Mutually beneficial economic relations have been at the heart of Bhutan`s and India`s relations. At present, India is not only Bhutan`s main development partner, but also its largest trading partner.
“Article I of the trade and trade agreement provides for free trade in the territories of the Indian government and the government of Bhutan. Under this provision, products imported from India are already paid excise duties collected by the central government and are therefore not subject to other excise duties in Bhutan. Given this position and Bhutan`s development needs, the governments of India and Bhutan agree that the former must pay an annual amount of crore rupees each year for the duration of the agreement. The new agreement was signed on 12 November 2016 and, in accordance with its provisions, the pact is expected to enter into force on a date set for both parties. The two governments, by mutual agreement, will identify areas of cooperation and complementarity in their agricultural, industrial and commercial plans to promote Bhutan`s economic development. The volume of trade with India has continued to grow over the years and India remains Bhutan`s largest trading partner. At present, the trade balance is very favourable to India. In 2015, the total value of imports from India was not the same. The total value of exports to India (including electricity) reached 53.74 billion euros.