Trade, Development, and Immigration

UK- India trade deal would be the ‘jewel in the crown’ of post-Brexit Britain


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Financial Times letter to the editor: Shadow Monetary Policy Committee

Mark Littlewood writes for The Times

IEA Director General Mark Littlewood has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to take advantage of the UK’s newfound freedoms after our exit from the EU and sign a trade agreement with India.

In his bi-weekly column in The Times,  Mark welcomed the speed at which the Secretary of State for International Trade, Liz Truss, has already signed trade deals after Brexit. However, he believes “India represents a wholly different prospect, much harder to successfully reach but a glittering prize“.

Mark argued that: “an India trade deal is the jewel in the crown of the buccaneering, enterprise-driven, free trading agenda our prime minister claims to support“.

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