from The Conversation
-- this post authored by Paul James Cardwell and Navajyoti Samanta, University of Sheffield
Much of the debate about Britain's impending referendum on membership of the European Union so far has focused on external trade and the UK's standing in the world. President Barack Obama intervened to say that the UK would not find new trade deals easy to conclude, even with strong allies. While relations with Canada and China have entered the discussion, little has been said about India.
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