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Shri Narendra Modi
Shri Narendra Modi
Prime Minister of India
Divisions
Foreign Trade (South Asia)
Functions of the Division
DESK-I

I. All territorial matters relating to India’s Trade with

  • Bangladesh
  • Nepal
  • Bhutan

II. All issues relating to India’s cooperation in economic matters with countries of the South Asian Region (SAARC) and Agreement on South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA)
III. Coordination and other Miscellaneous issues.
IV Parliament matters concerning the countries being dealt

DESK-II

V. All territorial matters relating to India’s Trade with

  • Afghanistan
  • Maldives
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Iran

VI. Parliament matters and other misc. matters concerning the countries being dealt.
VII. Other important matters.

Officers in the Division
First Appellate Authority
Shri Amitabh Kumar | Joint Secretary
  • Room No : 267-B
  • Tel : 23062109
  • Email : amitabh[dot]kumar[at]nic[dot]in
CPIO
Shri Praveen Kumar | Director
  • Room No : 216-B
  • Tel : 23062863
  • Email : praveen[dot]kumar2007[at]nic[dot]in
CAPIO
Shri V. K. Srivastava | Under Secretary
  • Room No : 427
  • Tel : 23061974
  • Email : vk[dot]srivastava64[at]nic[dot]in
CAPIO
Vacant
  • Room No : 427
  • Tel : 23061974
  • Email :
Shri Piyush | Section Officer
  • Room No : 477 A
  • Tel : 23062261–508 (extn)
  • Email : moc_ftsa[at]nic[dot]in
Shri Rakesh Bedi | Senior Secretariat Assistant
  • Room No : 477 A
  • Tel : 23062261–508 (extn)
  • Email : rakesh[dot]bedi[at]nic[dot]in
Bilateral Trade Statistics
S.No. Country Exports Imports Total Trade
2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-9 2019-20 2020-21 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-9 2019-20 2020-21 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-9 2019-20 2020-21
1 AFGHANISTAN TIS 422.56 526.6 506.34 709.75 715.44 997.58 825.78 261.91 307.9 292.9 433.78 435.44 529.84 509.49 684.47 834.5 799.24 1143.53 1150.89 1527.42 509.49
2 BANGLADESH PR 6451.48 6034.96 6820.13 8614.52 9210.32 8200.85 9080.20 621.37 727.15 701.68 685.65 1044.8 1264.74 1064.68 7072.85 6762.1 7521.82 9300.17 10255.12 9465.6 1064.68
3 BHUTAN 333.94 468.95 509.28 546.12 657.33 738.6 661.44 149.87 281.27 307.82 377.99 370.96 405.73 385.01 483.81 750.22 817.1 924.11 1028.29 1144.33 385.01
4 MALDIVES 152.38 179.07 197.79 217 223.02 226.57 195.88 4.32 4.29 9.17 5.68 20.41 6.00 24.49 156.7 183.36 206.97 222.68 243.43 232.57 24.49
5 NEPAL 4558.77 3902.7 5453.59 6612.96 7766.2 7160.35 6760.38 639.91 470.59 445.13 438.38 508.14 711.61 669.34 5198.68 4373.29 5898.72 7051.34 8274.34 7871.95 669.34
6 PAKISTAN IR 1857.29 2171.19 1821.88 1924.31 2066.63 816.64 326.87 497.31 441.03 454.49 488.56 494.87 13.97 2.39 2354.6 2612.22 2276.37 2412.87 2561.5 830.6 2.39
7 SRI LANKA DSR 6703.72 5310.75 3913.15 4476.46 4710.21 3800.91 3498.22 756.17 742.79 602.2 772.63 1488.67 903.69 642.94 7459.89 6053.54 4515.36 5249.09 6198.88 4704.61 642.94
Total of South Asia 20480.14 18594.22 19222.18 23101.11 25349.15 21941.51 21348.77 2930.85 2975.01 2813.4 3202.66 4363.29 3835.58 3298.34 23411 21569.22 22035.58 26303.78 29712.44 25777.09 3298.34
IRAN 4175.11 2781.52 2379.62 2652.39 3511.04 3373.69 1773.53 8955.02 6278.75 10506.51 11111.52 13525.64 1397.33 331.48 13130.13 9060.27 12886.12 13763.91 17036.68 4771.02 331.48
Total of South Asia and Iran 24655.25 21375.74 21601.8 25753.5 28860.19 25315.2 23122.30 11885.87 9253.76 13319.91 14314.18 17888.93 5232.91 3629.82 36541.13 30629.49 34921.7 40067.69 46749.12 30548.11 3629.82
% Share in India’s total 6.6 7.09 6.97 7.61 7.68 7.00 7.34 0.65 0.78 0.73 0.69 0.85 0.81 0.84 0.84
 India’s total 310338.48 262291.09 275852.43 303526.16 330078.09 313361.04 291042.04