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Piyush Goyal to address JETCO and attend India Day Conclave in UK

Piyush Goyal to address JETCO and attend India Day Conclave in UK

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal will participate in the India Day Conclave on July 16 in London (United Kingdom) with an objective to show investment opportunities in India.

During his three-day visit to the UK, starting from July 14, Goyal will meet Indian diaspora and interact with Indian business leaders.

India Day conclave is co-hosted by the UK Government and the City of London. Over 300 delegates from the UK and India's financial sectors with others are expected to attend the conclave. One of the key objectives is to show opportunities to invest in India to the City of London's most prominent institutional investors.

He will also address India-UK Joint Economic Trade Committee (JETCO) in London, besides meeting British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox.

India-UK Trade and Economic Relations are reviewed annually by the JETCO at the level of minister. So far, 12 meetings have already taken place.

The minister will seek to raise the country's profile among international investors of the Green Growth Equity Fund, which the UK and Indian governments have jointly set up with investments of 120 million pound each.

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north-western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom's capital is London and Currency is Pound sterling.

The United Kingdom consists of four constituent countries - England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Their capitals are London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, and Belfast, respectively.

The UK is the third-largest investor in India and is among the country's main trading partners. Trade totalled 13.6 billion euro in 2018.

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