Assam the gateway of North East Region comprising of eight states including Sikim is endowed with vast mineral and natural resources. But due to lack of proper infrastructural Facilities it is crippled with developmental process over the years. Now it is utmost necessary to link regional economy of North-East with the Dynamic South-East Asian produces to meet the thrust to the developmental process.
The North-East region shares 98% of the border with international border of Myanmar, Bangladesh, Bhutan and China. Therefore taking advantage of it, Asom in specific and the North-East as a whole may explore the possibility of tapping the potential of the existing market in the neighboring countries and economies of the South-East Asia for development of Trade & Commerce in the region.