INDO-MYANMAR BORDER TRADE
PANGSU PASS (NAMPONG)
Nampong Land Custom Station (LCS) which was approved by Government of India way back in August, 1951 is located in Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh. The actual distance from Nampong to Pangsu Pass (Indo-Myanmar border) Pillar No. 173 is 12 Km only. Nampong is connected by all weather metal roads with NH-153.
Trade activities in Pangsu Pass
The volumes of informal trade activities in Pangsu Pass have increased manifold recently due to conversion of the erstwhile Stilwell Road into NH-153.At present, the informal trade is organized twice in a month i.e. on every 15th and 30th of the month in the form of Melas or Bazaar under the supervision of district administration and the Para-Military forces. The local population of both sides has close proximity with each other in terms of racial, social, cultural, lingual and religion etc which helps and encourages for congenial development of trade and commerce activities in the region.
Export/ Import of Trade items in the area.
Following are the items of Export from India to Myanmar.
Textiles and Various types of yarn
Machinery equipments for Industries including spare parts
Building materials like cement, CGI sheets and electrical items
Various types of motor Vehicle
Motor cycle and bicycle and its spare parts
Stationery and printing materials
Agriculture and Horticulture
Fertilizer and Chemical etc
Following are the items of Import from Myanmar to India
Timber especially teak wood
Gold and Silver
Precious stone Burmese ruby, Sapphire and jade etc