India-UK conclude round two of FTA negotiations, share text of draft treaty

Technical experts from both sides came together for discussions in 64 separate sessions covering 26 policy areas

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The third round of negotiations will be hosted by India in April 2022

Shreya Nandi New Delhi
India and the United Kingdom (UK) have concluded the first round of negotiation, as  part of an ambitious free trade agreement (FTA) between the two nations, according to a statement released by the commerce and industry ministry on Friday.

During this round of negotiations, draft treaty text was shared and discussed across most chapters that will be a part of the agreement. Technical experts from both sides came together for discussions in 64 separate sessions covering 26 policy areas.

“A delegation of Indian officials undertook technical talks in London. The negotiations were conducted in a hybrid fashion, with some negotiators in a

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First Published: Mar 25 2022 | 5:31 PM IST

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