Alok Sharma visits India to expand trade opportunities


Chancellor Philip Hammond has warned that Brexit would cast a “shadow” over the world economy, but said the UK was eyeing exciting opportunities opening up with “India, China and Australia”, among other countries. Speaking on the sidelines of the G20 meeting of leading world economies in Chengdu, China, Hammond said the vote to leave the EU was “not the only shadow the world economy faces”. “There is going to be uncertainty about the outcome hanging over the world economic outlook for perhaps the next couple of years,” he said, but added: “At the same time there are very exciting opportunities…

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