The above study looks into number of strategic issues between India and China ranging from bilateral missiles and weapons reduction treaty to cooperating in the field of outer space and high technology R&D.
L-R: Brig Arun Sahgal, Cdr K K Agnihotri,
Maj Gen Dipankar Banerjee & Srikanth Kondapalli
As a part of the study, the institute organized a conference in Beijing looking into the following issues: Border issues, maritime patrolling, strategic linkages with other Asian countries and trade between the two nations were other important aspects that were discussed during the conference. The above study is likely to be published in 2012 by Routledge India.
Economic Activity along the Sino-Indian Border Area
This study looks into the issues of current restrictions on goods traded through land customs stations imposed by respective governments and traditional and possible routes for informal and formal trade.
L-R: Vijaylakshmi Brara & a Chinese Observer
As a part of the study, IPCS organized a conference in Chengdu, taking into account how local communities can be involved in the process of opening up to formal international trade.