Boosting trade with India
The governments of Britain and India have launched negotiations on an ambitious Free Trade Agreement between our two countries which will create new jobs and drive innovation in all parts of the UK.
- India is one of the in world’s biggest and fastest-growing economies and a new deal would put UK businesses at the front of the queue for trade.
- So I welcome the news of the negotiations launched today for a new Free Trade Agreement with India to will unlock access to their £2 trillion economy for British businesses, slashing barriers to trade and cutting tariffs on exports of British-made products and services, such as tech, cars and Scotch whisky.
- As an independent, deal-making nation Britain is forging stronger partnerships with the fastest-growing economies of the world – creating jobs, increasing wages and driving innovation across the country.