India-UK FTA has hallmarks of being global standard: UK Foreign Secretary

Updated: Jan 25 2023 10:39PM

India-UK FTA has hallmarks of being global standard: UK Foreign Secretary

London, Jan 25 (PTI) The free trade agreement (FTA) being negotiated between India and the UK has all the hallmarks of being a genuine global standard, British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said on Wednesday.

Addressing the annual India Global Forum (IGF) UK-India Parliamentary Lunch co-hosted by the Indian High Commission, the foreign minister highlighted the partnership between the two countries in the field of climate action and indicated plans to visit India in the coming months during its G20 Presidency.

"On trade, we are well into the negotiations of what has all the hallmarks of being a genuine global standard bilateral trade relationship, because we have this wonderful bilateral relationship which I like to think of as unique," said Cleverly.