‘For UK, deeper trade ties with India are an absolute priority’
We are supporting reforms to the business environment in India through the sharing of the UK’s expertise on a range of areas, says Elizabeth Truss, UK’s secretary of state for international trade and president of the board of trade
In the wake of Brexit, deeper trade relations with India are an absolute priority, says Elizabeth Truss, UK’s secretary of state for international trade and president of the board of trade. In India on a four-day visit for talks with her counterpart Piyush Goyal on an “enhanced trade partnership", Truss said in an interview that India and the UK had agreed to set up working groups to make progress towards removing priority market access barriers. On tax problems faced by Cairn Energy and Vodafone, Truss said she hoped that arbitral awards by international dispute settlement mechanisms will draw a line under them. Edited excerpts.