India has added 22 commodities such as agricultural tools, bicycle, coal and garments in the list of items for border trade with Myanmar to boost the two-way commerce between the neighbours.
"Existing arrangements for import/export of items under Indo-Myanmar Border have been revised; and 22 new items have been added to the existing list of 40 tradable items and all the 62 items consolidated," Directorate General of Foreign Trade said in a public notice.
The other new items include edible oil, electrical appliances, steel products, medicines, tea, beverages, motor cycles and spare parts, semi precious stone, sewing machines and three wheelers/cars below 100cc.
According to industry body CII, the bilateral trade between India [ Images ] and Myanmar is expected to double by 2015 from the current level of $1.3 billion, on the back of free trade agreement between New Delhi [ Images ] and Asean region.
Myanmar is a key member of the 10-nation bloc Association of South East Asian Nations.