EU Trade Talks with Mexico, Japan Continue, Aiming for Deals in Near-Term

April 13, 2017

Negotiations for both an EU-Mexico trade deal upgrade and a new EU-Japan trade agreement continued last week, with officials in both contexts suggesting that these efforts are progressing steadily. Regarding the EU-Mexico economic agreement, last week's talks in Brussels marked the third negotiating round. The focus of these efforts is to upgrade the 17-year-old Global Agreement, which some officials now say could be accomplished by the end of the year.

 

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Topics: BILATERAL INTEGRATION BREXIT

Regions: JAPAN MEXICO EUROPEAN UNION (EU) REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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