Fast tracking digitization at Integrated Check Posts in India

“World trade is expected to fall by between 13% and 32% in 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic disrupts normal economic activity and life around the world”, states the press release issued by the World Trade Organization. It cannot be denied that the impact of Covid-19 will be severe and long lasting – forcing countries to […]

Priya Arora – Senior Research Associate

Priyanka Arora – Senior Research Associate Priya Arora is a Senior Research Associate at BRIEF. Prior to joining BRIEF, she worked with Econ One Research on merger assessments and cases involving alleged cartels in various industries. At BRIEF, she is involved in economic and policy research projects in international trade and regional cooperation in South […]

Cross LoC Trade: Building Bridges, (Re)Connecting Communities in Jammu & Kashmir

Following successful completion of the study on Cross-LoC Trade: Enhancing Opportunities and Expanding Constituencies, BRIEF has started next phase of the study with the aim of building bridges and (re)connecting communities across LoC and between J&K and rest of India. And for this, the project will focus to strengthen further the mechanisms of LoC trade, […]

National Time Release Study (TRS) for Implementation of the WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation (TFA) in India

In order to efficiently implement the various provisions of the trade facilitation agreement, the National Committee on Trade Facilitation (NCTF), established to oversee the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) in India, has developed the National Trade Facilitation Action Plan (NTFAP) that lays down short, medium and long term targets for various government agencies […]