Great Britain and India strengthen their economic ties with trade deals worth 12 billion euros expected to be signed. India is the world's fastest growing major economy and the British government pushes hard to increase overseas trade.
Intellectual property (IP) is back in focus after US President Trump asked his trade office to look into the issue of China allegedly stealing American technology and IP, and eroding US firms' competitive edge.
When India and Pakistan became independent 70 years ago, they were at the same level of development, with both equally poor and wretched. But the economic gap between them is growing.
The top US trade negotiator has described China's industrial policies as a "very serious problem." US President Donald Trump has accused China of cheating the US economy out of "hundreds of billions of dollars."
In the second quarter of 2017, the German economy grew slightly less than expected by economists as slowing trade dampened an overall expansion which was driven by strong household spending and rising state expenditure.
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