India-UK Current Affairs, GK & News

UK to start negotiations for trade agreement with India this year

United Kingdom (UK) has stated its aim to start negotiations for a trade agreement with India by the end of 2021. Key points Currently India and UK are in the pre-negotiation scoping phase of the Free Trade agreement (FTA). Negotiations will start by the end of year 2021. The trade deal with India will help ..

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India-UK First Financial Markets Dialogue

UK-India Financial Markets Dialogue (FMD) held first virtual meeting on July 8, 2021 in order to strengthen bilateral financial connections. UK-India Financial Markets Dialogue ·Government-to-government conversations took place during Dialogue in a bid to increase cooperation on four major themes: 1.   Gujarat International Finance Tec (GIFT) City, 2.   Banking and payments, 3.   Insurance, and 4.   Capital ..

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India-UK launch Workstream to promote industrial energy efficiency

India and United Kingdom have launched a new workstream to promote industrial energy efficiency. The workstream was launched under Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative (IDDI) of Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM). 12th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) 12th CEM is being organised by Chile in virtual mode. It was started on May 31 and will conclude on June ..

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India-UK Roadmap 2030 and Enhanced Trade Partnership

The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a virtual bilateral summit. During the summit, the leaders adopted an ambitious “Roadmap 2030”. This will help to elevate the bilateral ties between the countries. Also, the leaders launched the Enhanced Trade Partnership which is to be implemented through the 1.4 ..

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UK-India $1.4 billion investment deal

The Government of India and British Government recently finalised a one billion pound of trade and investment with India. This is expected to create 6,500 jobs in the UK. The deal has been finalised ahead of the virtual summit between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The leaders will ..

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