CBI responds to the UK – India trade deal
5/05/2021 - CBI
Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBI president, said:
“The enhanced trade partnership will usher in a new era of UK-India relations and shows the world the strength of our relationship. Paving the way for a future UK-India Free Trade Agreement and setting the ambition of more than doubling bilateral trade from the current level of £23 billion by 2030. As leaders in tech and innovation this enhanced partnership will unlock opportunities for businesses, boost job creation and growth across the country.
“Through joint efforts and collaborations we’ve seen the best from our two nations in the fight against covid. As India battles with a devastating outbreak we’ll need that same spirit and solidarity to overcome this wave. I urge any businesses that can help supply vital medical equipment and support to get in touch with the CBI.”
Lord Bilimoria issued a statement calling for support from businesses: https://www.cbi.org.uk/media-centre/articles/if-you-can-help-make-your-voice-heard-cbi-president-on-india-crisis/
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