GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

NEW DELHI, Jan 19 (FAM) – India is set to sign the U.N. Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets, aka TIR Convention, 1975, as it seeks seamless trade connectivity with Southeast Asian nations and the Eurasian region.

TIR facilitates smooth movement of goods across borders under single customs control from origin to destination.