Next NAFTA meeting likely in Washington at end of month: Mexican minister
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Your next meeting for the Usa Free Trade Agreement will probably take place in Washington throughout the last week of July, Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Wednesday.
Speaking for an event in Mexico City, Guajardo stated that he was working out the main points on the choosing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
"The duty i always have – would be to search for every opportunity to bring this agreement to your solution that works well for everyone," Guajardo said. "When there is room prior to end in this administration, we’ll certainly take advantage of the possiblity to conclude (negotiations)."
Mexico's president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is because take office on Dec. 1.
The America, Canada and Mexico are already negotiating to revamp the 24-year-old trade pact since August, but talks have stalled over U.S. demands on autos along with other issues.