The event will mark the launch of our latest research paper, titled Eastern Promise: Assessing the Future of UK-India Trade and authored by IEA Trade Fellow Shanker Singham. The new research will be published shortly before the Prime Minister’s trip to India. It explores the opportunities for a UK-India partnership including a trade deal, access to market for food and drink and other exports, and prospects for a new geopolitical ally in Asia. It examines the main challenges, and progress to date. Panellists include the paper’s author, Shanker Singham, and Syed Kamall, the IEA’s Acting Academic and Research Fellow. The event will be chaired by IEA Director General Mark Littlewood.