America has also finally turned the page on decades of unfair trade deals that sacrificed our prosperity and shipped away our companies, our jobs, and our wealth. Our nation has lost its wealth and we’re getting it back. The era of economic surrender is over.
Donald J. Trump
During his State of the Union address
Source: U.S. Department of State
Our path to progress is reform, perform and transform. This is why investing in India, travelling to India, manufacturing in India has become much easier than before.
Indian Prime Minister,
On India’s ease of doing business during his WEF address
Globalisation is a growing pain. It is so easy to launch a trade war, but it is so difficult to stop a trade war and I’m scared and concerned.
On trade wars and globalisation
The level of public debt means that the ammunition to fight another recession is not as strong as before, so world leaders must make sure to adopt the best policies now and make hay while the sun shines.
Managing Director, IMF
On the global economy
We want to work in China and we want China to invest here, but the level playing field is not there. We haven’t seen anything concrete in our trade relationship.
EU Trade Commissioner
On Europe’s trade relationship with China
For the first time in 40 years, the UK is preparing for its own independent trade policy, and expanding our bilateral trade and investment with India will be central to that task.
British Trade Minister
On India-UK partnership