India, Britain launch free trade agreement talks

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India and Britain formally launched trade talks in New Delhi on Thursday, seeking freer movement of goods and people with a deal projected to increase bilateral trade by billions of pounds.

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FILE PHOTO: Piyush Goyal, India’s Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce and Industry, attends a session at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos

Indian trade minister Piyush Goyal met his British counterpart Anne-Marie Trevelyan. Goyal said both countries will look to conclude an early harvest deal before finalising a free trade agreement.

(Reporting by Alasdair Pal; Editing by Peter Graff)

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