India-UK FTA: EAM S Jaishankar Presented India-UK FTA To UK Foreign Secretary

The Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is currently giving new impetus to the friendly ally with the United Kingdom. He is on a visit to the UK for five days. On Monday, November 13, 2023, i.e., yesterday, the EAM said that India and Britain are currently having talks on the FTA (Free Trade Agreement). Do you know what does actually means by free trade agreement? If not, the following sections will help you learn a lot about it. Notably, the External Affairs Minister of India is very confident that both countries would reach a solution to make this agreement workable. Since S Jaishankar announced that India is trying to ink a free deal agreement with Britain, market experts have been keen on this development and set their keen eyes on this story. Therefore, we have come up with this article to share everything with you about it. Swipe down the page.

S Jaishankar

The external affairs minister of India on Monday met David Cameron who is the newly appointed Foreign Secretary for the United Kingdom. S Jaishankar said that he hoped that both India and Britain would find a landing point workable for both of them. He kept on speaking about Agenda 2030. He said Agenday 2030 put a higher emphasis on trade, connectivity, and working together when it comes to defense and security, health, and all climate change. Shift to the next section and read more details.

On Monday, S Jaishankar said, “We are focusing on what is officially called an enhanced trade partnership. In common sense, it’s called FTA (a free trade agreement) and that is today very much the focus of what the Indian and British systems are negotiating and where we hope that we will find a landing point that will work for both of us,” For the unversed, both India and Britain have been negotiating the Free Trade Agreement for more than a year since January 2022 with an aim to improve the estimated GBP 36 billion trading partnership between the two countries.

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The external affairs minister also talked about his meetings with Defence Secretary Grant Shapps, newly-appointed Foreign Secretary David Cameron, and Home Secretary James Cleverly. Jaishankar said it was extremely satisfying for him the “commitment and support for the relationship” as the Foreign Secretary on the first day of his job met him. Stay tuned to this website for more details and further updates.

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