EU, Latin American Countries Move to Deepen Trade Ties

February 9, 2017

Efforts on behalf of the EU and Mexico to modernise a sixteen-year old free trade agreement have been ramped up, following a phone call between EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Mexican Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo Villareal last week. Under the new plans, additional negotiating rounds have been scheduled for April and June and the leaders have agreed to convene in Mexico City between the two sessions to monitor progress.

 

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Topics: REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Regions: LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (LAC) MEXICO EUROPEAN UNION (EU)

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

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