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Will global trade deals aid UK jobs?

With Boris Johnson in Mumbai banging the drum for British business, how much do trade deals really benefit the countries involved?

With World Trade Organisation talks seemingly perpetually stalled, bilateral trade deals are increasingly seen as the way forward.

Trade Minister Stephen Green is currently holding talks regarding tar in Moscow.

The BBC's Chief Economics Correspondent Hugh Pym examined the benefit that potential European Union trade deals with both Canada and India will bring for European economies, including the UK, and whether there will be a downside.

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