UK launches bilateral trade talks for post-Brexit deal with India


BRITAIN said it would start preliminary talks with India today about an eventual bilateral trade deal after last month’s referendum vote to leave the European Union, which has forced London to rethink its trade ties with the rest of the world. Business secretary Sajid Javid also said Britain would have as many as 300 trade specialists in place before the end of the year, up from about 100 now, as the country tries to increase its firepower to operate as a solo trading nation. Britain has negotiated its trade deals through the EU for decades. “Following the referendum result, my…

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