Malmström: EU, Mexico "Committed" to 2017 Trade Deal

May 11, 2017

The European Union and Mexico are “committed” to finishing talks to revamp their decades-old trade agreement this year, according to the EU’s top trade official. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström met with Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray Caso and Mexican Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo Villareal for two days this week in Mexico City, after which they pledged to scale up their meeting schedule while reaffirming their commitment to a comprehensive, wide-ranging new accord.

 

***

This news item is a product of Bridges News, a leading source of objective and timely information on trade and sustainable development. To view additional content, visit the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development.

Read Full Article: Link


Topics: BILATERAL INTEGRATION REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Agreements: EUROPEAN UNION-MEXICO

Regions: MEXICO EUROPEAN UNION (EU)

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

RTA

In Other News

EU's Malmstrom sees Mercosur trade deal by early 2018

December 12, 2017

Trade talks between the European Union and South America’s Mercosur bloc are closing on a deal which could come early in the new year, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told repor...READ MORE

EFTA and the Federal Republic of Nigeria sign Joint Declaration on Cooperation

December 12, 2017

On 12 December 2017 in Buenos Aires, Representatives from the Member States of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland – and from Nig...READ MORE