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India starts exporting diesel to Myanmar

NRL has already exported 1,700 tonnes of paraffin wax to Myanmar

Reuters  |  New Delhi 

India has started exporting diesel to Myanmar via a land route, in a boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pledge to enhance hydrocarbon trade with neighbouring countries. Modi, who is due to start a three-day visit to Myanmar on Tuesday, wants to expand ties with eastern neighbours to develop India's landlocked northeastern states. Northeast India-based refiner Numaligarh Refinery Ltd (NRL) delivered a trial consignment of 30 tonnes of diesel fuel to Myanmar's Parami Energy Group in Myanmar by land, the Indian government said in a statement on Monday. NRL, ...

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First Published: Tue, September 05 2017. 08:58 IST