21-September-2021
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India, UK moving towards early harvest trade deal, says Piyush Goyal
15-Sep-2021

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has confirmed that India and the UK are moving towards an early harvest trade agreement, with a comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA) the next step. Taking to Twitter soon after a virtual meeting with his UK counterpart, Liz Truss, on Monday, the minister described his discussions as “productive” and reflecting further strengthening of India-UK trade ties. “Held a productive discussion with Secretary of State for International Trade, UK Right Honourable Liz Truss, on enhancing the India-UK trade partnership,” said Goyal. “India and UK are strengthening trade ties by moving towards an early harvest deal, followed by a comprehensive FTA,” he said. UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liz Truss, in her Twitter statement, announced the launch of trade working groups to lay the groundwork for a forthcoming UK-India trade agreement.

News Source:- https://www.financialexpress.com/economy/india-uk-moving-towards-early-harvest-trade-deal-says-piyush-goyal/2329927/