Trade, Development, and Immigration

Trade deal with India on the cards

IEA research referenced by the Daily Express

Trade Secretary Liz Truss has launched a public consultation for a trade deal with India. The Daily Express covered the story, saying a trade deal could be worth up to £100 billion.

The article referenced IEA research by Academic Fellow Shanker Singham released last month called ‘Eastern Promise: Assessing the Future of UK-India Trade‘.

In his research, Shanker explained: “There are real opportunities for both the UK and India of a Free Trade Agreement, and these are not limited to commercial benefits only. There is a crucial geo-political dimension of aligning a group of countries including the UK, US, India and the CPTPP nations (especially Australia, New Zealand and Japan) who believe in competitive markets, property rights protection, and open trade“.

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