David Cameron urges India to open up to British business

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 - 8:44

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David Cameron has urged the Indian government to cut "regulation and red tape" in a bid to encourage more trade and investment involving UK businesses.

 

The prime minister said India "can be a difficult country to do business in" but insisted he wanted the UK to become India's economic "partner of choice".

 

He wanted to see UK firms playing a bigger role in a "more open, more flexible" Indian economy.

 

The PM has also outlined a same-day visa scheme to make the process easier for India's business community.