The first-ever UK-India Week was launched here today with the message that a post-Brexit bilateral trade partnership has the potential to shape the global economy.
Britain’s Secretary of State for international trade Liam Fox, who is set to visit India later this year for the next UK-India Joint Economic Trade Committee (JETCO), described India as “foremost” among the UK’s allies and trading partners and hailed reforms initiated by the Indian government.
“We are here to look to the future and lay out our ambitions for a trading partnership that has the potential to shape the global economy,” said the senior Conservative party leader.
“In particular, as we leave the European Union (EU), there is the opportunity for both countries to enhance this partnership – opening up new sectors for business and minimising barriers to trade,” said the minister in charge of the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT). Read More