India is among the countries on the UK government's goal list for a new post-Brexit alternate campaign from Saturday, a day after the u . s . a . formally leaves the European Union, as it seeks to strike new ties with companions around the globe at the end of 47 years of EU membership.
Mumbai is among 18 cities throughout 13 countries to be phase of the drive, designed to push the message that Britain is now free to do its very own new exchange offers with countries round the world as a non-member of the soon-to-be 27-member monetary bloc, after forty seven years of UK membership ends on Friday.
"On 1 February, the new GREAT Ready to Trade’ campaign will launch in 18 cities across 13 international locations outside the EU, as the UK seeks to deepen our relationships with future world partners, Downing Street stated in a announcement on the eve of Brexit.
The marketing campaign will in the beginning feature digital out of doors marketing in signature places across the chosen cities and later increase to different activities. Besides India, the others on the list include Australia (Perth, Melbourne, Sydney), Brazil (Sao Paulo), Canada (Toronto), China (Shanghai, Hong Kong), Japan (Tokyo), Mexico (Mexico City), Singapore (Singapore), South Africa (Johannesburg), South Korea (Seoul), Turkey (Istanbul), UAE (Dubai) and USA (New York, Los Angeles, Chicago).
The UK’s Department for International Trade, main the new drive, says its GREAT brand has already proved successful around the world, with surveys indicating these who comprehend it are nearly twice as likely to say they would change with the UK in the next three years than those who don’t.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged a new and extended trading relationship as part of a certainly distinct UK-India relationship on the election marketing campaign trail last year.
But as a member of the EU, the UK was no longer authorized to open up any separate negotiations with different countries. With the EU Withdrawal Agreement, the so-called divorce consignment costing the UK around GBP 30 billion, now having been formally handed through the European Parliament on Wednesday nighttime 621 votes to 49, the UK’s exit on Friday at 2300 GMT (04:30 IST on Saturday) stays a mere formality.
It would then set off a transition duration until the cease of December this year, at some stage in which time the UK is free to behavior change negotiations not only for a new agreement with the EU however also around the world. It, therefore, marks a key milestone in the manner set off by means of the Brexit vote in the June 2016 referendum.
Friday marks an important second in the records of our United Kingdom, said Johnson, in his Brexit message.
No count how you voted in 2016, it is the time to seem to be beforehand with self assurance to the global, trail-blazing u . s . a . we will turn out to be over the subsequent decade and heal past divisions. That is what I will be doing on 31 January and I urge everybody throughout the UK to do the same, he said.
Brexiteer needs the under-refurbishment Big Ben to be briefly revived to chime in the closing hours of the UK’s EU membership on Friday night time were now not authorised due to cost considerations. However, Downing Street has set out a collection of activities to mark the historic second of the UK leaving the bloc after 47 years.
A commemorative 50-pence coin will come into circulation, with Johnson being introduced the very first Brexit coin which reads Peace prosperity and friendship with all nations’. The coin has come underneath some criticism for a lacking comma after peace, however round 13,000 human beings have already registered their activity in the coin with the UK’s Royal Mint.
Other things to do to mark Brexit Day will consist of a Special Cabinet on tour with the assembly of Johnson and his top crew set for an undisclosed place in the north of England as a message of unity.
The UK top minister will later address the kingdom simply earlier than the last Brexit hour, marked through a commemorative mild display in Downing Street. The UK’s Union Jack flags will line Parliament Square and the Mall in London on Friday, with government structures in Whitehall lit up in its red, white and blue hues at some stage in the evening.