British business secretary ‘excited’ by progress of GCC-UK free trade deal talks

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Thu, 2023-05-25 18:19

RIYADH: Recently appointed British Secretary of State for Business and Trade Kemi Badenoch has highlighted the progress being made in Gulf Cooperation Council-UK free trade agreement negotiations.

The politician made her comments during a visit to Riyadh on Wednesday as part of a five-day tour of GCC member states.

She told Arab News: “We are very excited about the GCC-UK free trade agreement. We think that it could be really groundbreaking and set a precedent for what the GCC does with the rest of the world.”

 British Secretary of State for Business and Trade Kemi Badenoch discussed Gulf trade with Minister of Investment Khalid Al-Falih during her visit to Riyadh. Photo/Supplied
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