Brexit Britain should be wary of striking quick trade deals with China, Indian CEO says

By James Rothwell, The Telegraph

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Britain should be wary of rushing into quick trade deals with “non-democracies” such as China once it leaves the EU, the head of the Bombay Stock Exchange has warned.

Ashish Chauhan said Brexit was “both an opportunity and a threat” that would allow the country to redefine its alliances and trading relationships in Asia.

“There is no contradiction in strong economic ties with China on the one hand, and strong security ties with states like Japan, India, and the United States,” said John Hemmings, the director of the Henry Jackson Society’s Asia Centre.

“Indeed, all of those states have themselves very robust economic relationships with Beijing.”

Read more in The Telegraph

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