(a) To enable Pakistan to plan her production of raw jute, India has indicated that, according to the best estimates, she will need
at least 18 lakhs of bales per year from Pakistan. Government of India have agreed to give import licences for this amount in each
of the three jute years commencing July 1, 1953. Should, however, larger quantities be required by India, Pakistan will facilitate
the export of raw jute up to 25 lakhs bales in a year. The trade will be through normal channels.
(b) India will provide improved facilities for the export of coal to Pakistan and the movement of coal by rail to West Pakistan will
(c) The problem of trade between the inhabitants of the areas adjoining the Indo-Pakistan border between East Bengal on the one hand,
and West Bengal, Assam and Tripura on the other, was recognised as needing special treatment. Certain principles to regulate such
trade have been formulated and on approval by the respective Governments, there will be a further Conference before the end of April
to translate them into practice.
(d) It was agreed that at a later date, there should be further discussions between the two Governments with a view to widening the
scope and expanding the volume of trade between the two countries.