Reuters, New Delhi, 13 January 2022 :
India and Britain formally launched trade talks in New Delhi today, seeking freer movement of goods and people with a deal projected to increase bilateral trade by billions of pounds.
Indian trade minister Piyush Goyal met his British counterpart Anne-Marie Trevelyan. Goyal said both countries will look to conclude an early harvest deal before finalising a free trade agreement.
We are committed to concluding the UK-India Free Trade Agreement negotiations in about a year’s time, India’s Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal in Delhi
“We aim for this to be a future-facing deal, accelerating the business that we do together in cutting-edge sectors that’re reshaping the global economy,” said UK Secretary of State for International Trade Anne-Marie Trevelyan