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India, UK moving towards early harvest trade deal, says Piyush Goyal

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/