What does India trade with Pakistan?

India’s major imports from Pakistan in 2018-19 were mineral fuels and oils ($131.29 million), edible fruits and nuts ($103.27 million), salt, sulphur, stone and plastering materials ($92.84 million), ores, slag and ash ($17.18 million) and raw hides and leather ($16.27 million).

Does India export anything to Pakistan?

Yes, India allows all goods to be exported to Pakistan, except for a list of items that India has banned from being exported to all countries (

Is India still trading with Pakistan?

Amid tensions between India and Pakistan over the last few years, exports from India witnessed a sharp fall of over 60 per cent year-on-year in 2019-20. This came in the backdrop of Pakistan suspending bilateral trade with India in August 2019 owing to India’s decision to scrap Article 370.

Is import from Pakistan banned in India?

In May 2020, Pakistan lifted the ban on the import of medicines and raw material of essential drugs from India amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. India’s move to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir in 2019 angered Pakistan, which downgraded diplomatic ties and expelled the Indian High Commissioner in Islamabad.

Is Pakistan is safe?

Violent crime, including armed robbery, assault, carjacking and kidnapping, occurs across Pakistan. The risk of kidnapping is very high in Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. If, despite our advice, you travel to these areas, get professional security advice.

Is India export petrol to Pakistan?

India has offered to export petroleum products, including petrol, to Pakistan. The refiners who will benefit include Indian Oil Corporation, Reliance Industries, Essar Oil, and the soon to be fully commissioned refinery at Bhatinda. As of now, Pakistan has banned imports of Indian petrol.

Why does Pakistan import cotton?

Consumption-wise it holds the fourth position (about 30 and 40 per cent of its production). It is the largest exporter of cotton yarn. Cotton produced within the country is of the medium staple. Hence long-staple cotton is imported to produce quality fabrics for export.

Can we import car from India to Pakistan?

The Trade Policy and Customs rules allow import of vehicles into Pakistan. Both new and used vehicles can be imported. New vehicles can be imported freely by any one, under the generally applicable import procedures and requirements, like any other goods, on payment of applicable duty and taxes.

How much is trade between India and Pakistan?

Informal trade between the two countries further increases when formal trade is suspended. India-Pakistan trade has the potential to increase from USD $2 billion to USD $37 billion if both countries were willing to take steps towards removing tariff and non-tariff barriers… .

How big is the trade deficit between India and Pakistan?

The trade deficit for Pakistan – the difference between the imports from India and exports to India – was more than five times the value of the exports from Pakistan to India in 2015.

What kind of goods does Pakistan export to India?

The informal exports from Pakistan to India are mainly in textiles and dry fruits, whereas informal exports comprise of jewellery, textiles and machinery parts. Pakistan maintains a negative list of 1,209 items, which cannot be legally imported from India.

What was the most recent shock to India and Pakistan?

The most recent shock to India-Pakistan trade has been the fallout from India’s withdrawal of Jammu & Kashmir’s special status on August 5 th, and Pakistan’s retaliation on August 9, 2019 by suspending trade ties with India.