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Mexico Minister: Pacific Trade Pact Meeting Called for April

Posted February 26, 2015

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Ana Isabel Martinez – Reuters)

A meeting aimed at sealing a Pacific trade deal has been called for April, Mexico’s economy minister said on Tuesday, adding he was optimistic it would be finalized in the first half of 2015.

“I am very optimistic that there will be good news for the TPP in the first half of this year,” Ildefonso Guajardo told Reuters, referring to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

A Mexican government official said the meeting would be held at a ministerial level, but there were no details on where it would take place or on which dates.

A spokesman for the U.S. Trade Representative’s office said there was still more preparation to do before calling ministers to the table. Click here to read more.