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India, UK to hold FTA negotiations on July 10-11

Updated: Jul 10, 2023 01:11:53pm

New Delhi, July 10 (KNN) Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal is all set to visit the UK from July 10-11 for Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations.

During his visit to the UK, the commerce minister will also meet ministers from the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) member countries to discuss the progress of the Trade and Economic Partnership Agreement (TEPA) with EFTA, an official statement said.

He will also engage in high-level meetings with his UK counterparts, including the Secretary of State for International Trade, as well as representatives from various sectors and industries. 

With the FTA negotiations gaining momentum, the visit aims to further propel the discussions and pave the way for a comprehensive and mutually beneficial agreement that would drive economic growth and strengthen ties between the two nations.

The FTA negotiations will focus on addressing trade barriers, promoting investments, and fostering greater cooperation in areas such as technology, innovation, and intellectual property rights.

The visit of the Commerce and Industry Minister underscores the commitment of the Indian government to actively engage with its international partners and explore opportunities for economic growth and development. 

KNN Bureau


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