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Loitongbam Bishwanjit Singh

Designation: Assistant Professor

Specialization: International Trade

Contact: +91 8837079357

Email: bishanjit99 [AT] gmail.com, bishanjit [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in

Post-Doctoral Fellow / Ph.D. (Beijing)



  • Research Article


  1. Bishwanjit Singh, Loitongbam, (2021), “Impact of India-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement: An Assessment from the Trade Creation and Trade Diversion EffectsForeign Trade Review (Accepted) upcoming volume.

  2. Bishwanjit Singh, Loitongbam, (2021), “Bridging North East India and ASEAN: An Examination of Buddhist Circuit’s Role in the Promotion of Tourism IndustryJournal of Politics and Governance, Vol. 11, No. 1, January-April, pp: 202-225.


  1. Bishwanjit Singh, Loitongbam, (2018), “The Potential of Participation in Global Value Chains (GVCs): Development of the North East India.” Economic and Political Weekly (EPW), Vol. LIII, No. 39, Sep. 2018, pp.76-82.


  1. Bishwanjit Singh, Loitongbam, (2017), "Impact of TRIPS and RTAs on the Indian Pharmaceutical Product Exports" Published at International Journal of Research in Economics and Social Sciences (IJRESS), Vol. 7 Issue 8, August- 2017, pp. 137~149.


  1. Shunli Yao, Yunhua T. and Bishwanjit S. L., (2014) “Trade Liberalization and Poverty Reduction in China and ASEAN” Paper commissioned by the China International Center For Economic and Technical Exchanges for the 8th ASEAN-China Forum on Social Development and Poverty Reduction, August 7-8, 2014, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.


  • Chapters Authored in Edited Books


  1. Bishwanjit Singh, Loitongbam, (2019), “Trade Liberalization and Technological Spillovers in the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry, 1999-2014” accepted as a book chapter in the upcoming edited volume, “The Routledge Handbook of Post-Reform Indian Economy”.


  • Book Publication


  1. Bishwanjit Singh, Loitongbam, (Under-publication), “Act East Policy, Free Trade Agreement and Economic Growth Potential of India-ASEAN” Published by “Akansha Publicating House, New Delhi”.


  • Presentations


  1. Bishwanjit Singh, Loitongbam, December 2019, “Trade Creation and Diversion in the India-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement”, paper presented at International Seminar Cum Workshop on ‘Building Economic Corridors on the Trilateral Highway’ 18-19 December, 2019, at Manipur University, Canchipur, Manipur, India.


  1. Bishwanjit Singh, Loitongbam, December 2019, “Agro-food Trade, Participation in Global Value Chains and Realization of Economic Growth in North-east India”, paper presented at Two-Day Regional Seminar on ‘Rural Transformation in North East India: Patterns and Challenges’ 13-14 December, 2019, at the Conference Hall of the Department of Economics, Manipur University, Canchipur, Manipur.


  1. Bishwanjit Singh, Loitongbam, October 2018, “Trade Liberalization and Technological Spillovers in the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: 1999-2014”, paper presented at the Two Day International Conference on “India after a Quarterly Century of Economics Reforms: The Benefits and Costs”, 5-6 October 2018, at Gangtok, Sikkim.


  1. Bishwanjit Singh, Loitongbam, January 2018, “Sustainable Development Goals, Gender Inequality and the Role of Education”, lecture presented at the Short-Term Course on “Gender Sensitization” organized by the UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Guahati University, 4-10 January 2018, at Guahati,Assam.


  1. Bishwanjit Singh, Loitongbam, Dec 2017, “Myanmar’s Border Trade with China, Thailand and India and Its Implication on the Development of North East Economy”, paper presented at the Two-Day International Conference on “Sustainable Development and North East India in the Globalized Era”, 29-30 December 2017, at Sangai Conference Hall, Imphal Hotel, Imphal, Manipur, India.


  1. Bishwanjit Singh, Loitongbam, 2016, “Participation in Global Value Chains (GVCs) will Facilitate Faster Economic Growth of the North Eastern Region (NER) of India” paper presented at “Three Days Regional Seminar on Corruption and Governance in North-East India”, 16-18 Sep, 2016, at Court Room, VC Office, Manipur University.


  1. Bishwanjit Singh, Loitongbam, 2016 “Globalization, and Innovation in the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry: A Panel Data Analysis” paper presented at the 8th International Economics and Finance Society (IEFS) China Annual Conference, July 1-3, 2016, at University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), Beijing, China.


Honors and Awards

  • UGC NET passed, 2019

  • UIBE Scholarship for Excellence in Graduate Studies, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, People’s Republic of China, 2013- 2014.



Training and Applied Credentials/Certifications


  • Teaching Orientation, International Undergraduate Programs, School of International Education, University of International Business and Economics, June, 2016.




  • NCC ‘B’ Certificate, 2007

  • Army Attachment Camp, 2006


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