PM: Britain 'on track' to double trade with India

The Prime Minister has said Britain and India are "on track" to double trade to £23 billion by 2015. Speaking after a meeting with his India counterpart Manmohan Singh, he said:

We want to go further and open further British trading offices here in India.

We want to create a pan-Indian network of British business centres by 2017 ...

We discussed today how we should both be looking at how we reduce the barriers to investing in our countries.

– Prime Minister David Cameron

He also added that he wanted to see "rapid progress" towards the completion of an EU-India free trade agreement.

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PM denies frosty India relations

David Cameron has played down suggestions that he was involved in a “frosty meeting” with his Indian counterpart due to tensions over several issues during their meeting in Delhi. Manmohan Singh voiced "serious concerns" over corruption allegations.