A market in India’s Ladakh region. As border tensions with China continue, traders are losing an important lifeline. Photo: Aakash Hassan A market in India’s Ladakh region. As border tensions with China continue, traders are losing an important lifeline. Photo: Aakash Hassan
A market in India’s Ladakh region. As border tensions with China continue, traders are losing an important lifeline. Photo: Aakash Hassan

China-India tensions hit ‘Silk Road’ border businesses

  • Traditional trading routes connecting India with the Silk Road have flourished in past decades, with the tacit approval of both armies
  • But the stand-off means these traders are unable to cross the border, putting their livelihoods at risk in the profitable winter season

Topic |   India
A market in India’s Ladakh region. As border tensions with China continue, traders are losing an important lifeline. Photo: Aakash Hassan A market in India’s Ladakh region. As border tensions with China continue, traders are losing an important lifeline. Photo: Aakash Hassan
A market in India’s Ladakh region. As border tensions with China continue, traders are losing an important lifeline. Photo: Aakash Hassan
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