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The official bilateral UK-India Trade Review: An analysis

Earlier today, Unearthed released a copy of the official bilateral UK-India Trade Review, prepared for Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) on 11 January 2018. The document has been described as a key text for the new UK-India trade partnership announced in April at the…

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Outlook for UK-India trade post Brexit positive, in spite of clouds

It wasn’t supposed to be like this. As Brexiteers celebrated a wholly unexpected result the morning after the Brexit vote, the country was supposed to free itself the shackles of the European Union and go forth and trade with the rest of the world like…

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EPG facilitates ICC-techUk MoU

The UK’s technology trade association techUK and East India’s premier business chamber the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) agreed to facilitate two-way technology collaborations between British and Indian companies, with a special focus on West Bengal, through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today.  …

Where will the UK’s post-Brexit trade come from?
Where will the UK’s post-Brexit trade come from?

A relationship that started in 1972 after a year of negotiations between Britain’s Conservative prime minister Edward Heath and European leaders, embarked on its formal demise on 23 June 2016, when 51.9% of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. One of the…

India is missing a huge export opportunity in education

The Association of Indian Universities’ annual survey of international students in India last month made for sober reading. While India has 30,423 international students in its universities, a fall from the previous year, China has nearly 450,000 and is anticipated to grow at more than…

Contribution of Asian businesses to the London economy

With London open for business, the Indo-European Business Forum along with BDO LLP, London & Partners and Mantra Capital supported by partners compiled a report on the growth of Asian businesses in the UK. South Asian owned businesses have an important impact on London’s economy…

Developing a startup ecosystem: Lessons from the UK

    Our Managing Director was the Lead Author of this report, launched in London on 22nd February. We are looking forward to taking its findings further through further research. Startup report from FICCI cites learnings from the UK to create successful innovation ecosystem in India …

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Two new developments point to greater UK-India educational collaborations

There are two recent announcements that point to an interesting dynamic developing in India-UK education collaborations. Tightening student immigration costs the UK economy billions First, a report released recently by Exporting Education UK and Parthenon-EY has quantified the economic impact of the UK’s tightening immigration…

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Tony Blair discusses EPG education CSR research at World Economic Forum, Davos 2015

We launched the Business Backs Education report at a special London Summit hosted by Mayor of London Boris Johnson on 13th October 2014, followed by the full report launch at the World Economic Forum in Davos 2015. The panel discussing the research, which found that…

A missed opportunity – Why is the UK not already a partner of choice for Indian companies in R&D, product development?
A missed opportunity – Why is the UK not already a partner of choice for Indian companies in R&D, product development?

The UK and India share a long history of collaboration in research. Recent successes show that this relationship is further developing extremely positively. For example, the Newton Fund is a landmark collaboration between the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Government of India Department for…

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