South Asia

21st October – Bangladesh’s economic rise

Bangladesh’s economic rise is an opportunity for India The International Monetary Fund’s latest World Economic Outlook has triggered much outrage in India. The provocation was the IMF’s prediction that Bangladesh’s per capita GDP will overtake that of India this year. The projected difference is rather small — $1,888 to $1,877 — and unlikely to last …

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30th September – India’s neighbourhood

India’s relationship with its neighbourhood The idea that India is losing clout in the neighbourhood has recently become a special cause for anxiety among Delhi’s commentariat. Is this concern really new? A longer look at India’s regional diplomacy suggests that Delhi has been losing some and winning some at any time in the region. Background …

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