Several barriers to trade have been successfully lifted to facilitate greater market access since the UK and India concluded a Joint Trade Review, the British government’s latest analysis shows.
As the latest round of negotiations between the UK and EU to thrash out a post-Brexit trade agreement faces some hurdles, it is crucial for Britain not to take its foot off the pedal with other important trading partners – including India.
Former UK Research and Innovation Minister and new House of Lords peer, Jo Johnson, wants India’s 17th rank in relation to the UK’s academic tie-ups to be addressed with significant investments and focus on both sides.
A new £3-million Innovation Challenge Fund realises the UK-India vision of bringing the great minds of both countries together to combat some of the toughest global challenges, including Covid-19.
The UK’s new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office marks a promotion for the British High Commissioner to India, Sir Philip Barton, whose stint in New Delhi may be short but no less action-packed with some key deals being signed off.
The Covid-19 pandemic is a global problem, which will require international governance and collaboration that encourages the sharing of knowledge, expertise, and best practices to generate better solutions for all involved.
A new West Midlands India Partnership (WMIP) has been launched with the goal of enhancing bilateral relations and to boost tourism, trade and investment between the West Midlands region of England and India.
A new manufacturing deal with Mumbai-headquartered global pharma and biotech giant Wockhardt’s Welsh subsidiary reflects yet another booster for the UK’s Covid-19 vaccine access drive.
A UK government consortium led by India’s Bharti Enterprises has bagged a cutting satellite technology company with an eye on a joint telecom revolution and universal connectivity.
The British Prime Minister recently confirmed the merger of the UK’s aid department with the Foreign Office, a move that holds promise to further align UK-India bilateral trade interests.