Trade, Development, and Immigration

Trade with India must be a priority, but it won’t be easy


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IEA research covered in The Business Times

Syed Kamall writes for Conservative Home

IEA Acting Academic & Research Director Syed Kamall has written for Conservative Home on the prospects of UK-India trade. Syed references new IEA research by Trade Fellow Shanker Singham on UK-India trade.

Although Syed welcomes the need to improve trading relations with India, he warns it will not be an easy task to get to a full FTA in the short term.

Syed said: “While free traders in both India and the UK would welcome a deal, there are other pitfalls to avoid. As India’s former colonial ruler, the UK government will need to approach the negotiations delicately, making clear the nations at the table are equals“.

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Read the research paper here.