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Bilateral trade pact with UK to focus on digital, F&B, health: UKIBC CEO

The first Indian to take charge as CEO of the influential council, Jayant Krishna tells Subhayan Chakraborty many UK firms are exploring India as a large incremental base for manufacturing and R&D

Jayant Krishna, UKIBC CEO
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British companies may not abandon China in favour of shifting supply chains to India, says Jayant Krishna, UKIBC CEO

Subhayan Chakraborty New Delhi
While both governments gear up to flesh out the proposed trade deal between India and the UK, market access and ease of doing business remain priorities for British businesses in India, says UK India Business Council (UKIBC)’s new group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) JAYANT KRISHNA. The first Indian to take charge as CEO of the influential council, Krishna tells Subhayan Chakraborty that while British companies may not abandon China in favour of shifting supply chains to India, many UK firms are exploring India as a large incremental base for manufacturing and research and development (R&D). Edited excerpts:

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First Published: Aug 20 2020 | 9:04 PM IST

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