India has followed a consistent and principled policy towards Pakistan.
India is committed to a peaceful relationship with Pakistan.
US$2.1bn worth of exports to Pakistan reported in 2018-19.
India-Pakistan religious visits governed by Bilateral Protocol.
India is a leading medical tourism destination for Pakistanis.
Bilateral trade in 2019-2020
Exports to Pakistan in 2019-2020
growth recorded in 2018-19
Following growth of 3.3 per cent in 2019, Pakistan's GDP is expected to grow by 2.8 per cent in 2020, as per the Asian Development Bank.
Pakistan has made starting a business easier by expanding procedures available through the online one-stop shop, as per World Bank.
Pakistan has made trading across borders easier by integrating various agencies in the Web-Based One Customs (WEBOC) electronic system, as per World Bank,
Pakistan's export basket still remains dominated by agricultural products and some heavy machinery items, totaling at around US$25 billion in 2017.
Pakistan has developed an ambitious reform strategy, setting up a national secretariat as well as a prime minister’s reform steering committee to ensure progress, as per World Bank.
At the video conference of SAARC Health Ministers on COVID-19 hosted by Pakistan on 23 April 2020, India was represented by Director General of Health Services, assisted by experts from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and Indian Council of Medical Research.
India's Exports and Imports to Pakistan
Source: Department of Commerce
G-5, Diplomatic Enclave
First Secretary (E&C)
Milk in powder/granules/oth. solid form, fat content by wt. not >1.5% (040210)agriexchange.apeda.gov.in
Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
Preparations for infant use, put up for RS (190110)
Apples, fresh (080810)
Garlic, fresh/chilled (070320)
Grapes, fresh (080610)
Chickpeas (garbanzos), dried, shelled, whether or not skinned/split (071320)
Dried leguminous vegetables, n.e.s., shelled, whether or not skinned/split (071390)
Kidney beans, incl. white pea beans (Phaseolus vulgaris), dried, shelled, w … (071333)
Peas (Pisum sativum), dried, shelled, whether or not skinned/split (071310)
Fish fillet; frozen, catfish (Pangasius spp., Silurus spp., Clarias spp. Ictalurus spp.)(030462)
Fish meat, excluding fillet, whether or not minced; fresh or chilled, tilapias, catfish, carp, eels, Nile perch, and snakeheads (030451)
Fish preparations; fish prepared or preserved, whole or in pieces (but not minced), n.e.c. in heading no. 1604 (160419)
Fish; frozen, flat fish, n.e.c. in item no. 0303.3, excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030339)
Fish; live, ornamental, freshwater (030111)
Reserves – 184,697 million tonnes (Low grade – lig-A tobit-C)
Production – 3,037,080 tonnes
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