Mexico & Turkey Agrees to Speed Up Negotiations for Free Trade Agreement (Download PDF)

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Mexican and Turkish authorities have agreed to step up negotiations regarding bilateral free trade agreement. Two governments have held seven rounds of talks and will meet again in coming weeks. Agreement in wake of protectionist threats from US President Donald Trump.

Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu Left,Mexican FM Luis VidegarayRight

Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu Left, Mexican FM Luis VidegarayRight

Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu Left, Mexican FM Luis Videgaray Right

Highlights

  • Mexico and Turkey have agreed to speed up negotiations for a free trade agreement
  • Agreement in the wake of protectionist threats from US President Donald Trump.
  • Two governments have held seven rounds of talks and will meet again in coming weeks.
  • They have agreed to give a faster impetus to the search for an agreement.
  • They were also looking into the possibility of direct flights between the two countries.
  • Mexico wanted to see more Turkish companies in country, particularly in construction and agriculture.
  • Turkish Foreign minister is Mevlut Cavusoglu and Mexican Foreign minister is Luis Videgaray.
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Mexico Green Turkey Orange, in World Map

Mexico green Turkey orange, in world map

About Mexico

  • Mexico is a country between the U. S. and Central America that’s known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts and jungles.
  • It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean
  • Capital: Mexico City
  • Currency: Mexican peso
  • President: Enrique Pena Nieto
  • National language: Spanish
  • Mexico is the sixth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent nation in world.
  • it is eleventh most populous country in world.
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About Turkey

  • Turkey is a nation straddling Eastern Europe and western Asia with cultural connections to ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires.
  • Capital: Ankara
  • President: Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  • Currencies: Turkish lira sign, Turkish lira
  • Official language: Turkish
  • Turkey is a democratic, secular, unitary, parliamentary republic with a diverse cultural heritage.
  • Turkey is bordered by eight countries.
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- Published/Last Modified on: March 17, 2017

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