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EU and Mexico agree to speed up trade talks

The EU and Mexico will hold two additional rounds of talks before the summer as part of an accelerated negotiation schedule for a new free-trade agreement.
By Staff reporter 2 February 2017 Europe & Russia / Policy & Regulation 0 23814

The EU and Mexico will hold two additional rounds of talks before the summer as part of an accelerated negotiation schedule for a new free-trade agreement (FTA), the European Commission said on Wednesday.

The dates of the upcoming rounds were agreed as 3-7 April and 26-29 June by Cecilia Malmström, EU commissioner for trade, and Ildefonso Guajardo, Mexico’s minister of economy.

"Together, we are witnessing the worrying rise of protectionism around the world. Side by side, as like-minded partners, we must now stand up for the idea...