India and the United Kingdom
concluded the fifth round of talks for an India-UK Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
on July 29th.
Negotiation officials undertook these technical talks in a
hybrid fashion – with some of
the teams meeting in New Delhi, India, and the majority of officials joining
For this round of negotiations,
technical experts from both sides came together for detailed draft treaty text
discussions in 85 separate sessions covering 15 policy areas.
Indian and UK officials will
continue to work intensively throughout the summer towards our target to
conclude the majority of talks on a comprehensive and balanced Free Trade
Agreement by the end of October 2022.