Next round of talks for UK-India FTA to commence soon

Negotiations between the United Kingdom (UK) and India for a free trade agreement (FTA) are at an advanced stage, according to UK foreign office minister for South Asia Lord Tariq Ahmad. Both sides formally launched FTA negotiations in January 2022. So far, six rounds of negotiations have been completed and the next round of talks would commence soon. As per the official UK government data, the India-UK bilateral trade currently stands at around 29.6 billion pounds a year.