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UK ‘sets up working group with India’ to prepare for post-Brexit trade

Liam Fox met Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley earlier this month

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Britain has set up a trade working group with India to prepare for a future deal following Britain’s exit from the European Union, trade minister Liam Fox said on Thursday (September 8). Britain cannot formally agree trade deals with other countries until it has left the EU, a process which will take at least two years from when it kicks off divorce talks. But the government has said it can do preparatory work. “There is nothing to stop us having discussions and scoping out future agreements,” Fox told parliament. “We have now concluded a deal to set up a trade…

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