Ecuador and Mexico made "substantial progress" toward a Productive Integration Agreement in the ninth round of negotiations held May 23 to 27 in Quito.
The Mexican government is advancing its foreign trade agenda and will also negotiate a trade agreement with Korea because currently, 80% of Korean products enter Mexico without paying tariffs, while Mexican agricultural products pay up to 800% tariffs to enter the Korean market.
New worker representatives push for renewal under the cross-border agreement to punish labor violations.
Britain is launching talks over a free trade deal with Mexico, looking to add services to its current agreement as well as aiming to increase trade in the financial and digital sectors.
US-based oil producer Talos Energy has temporarily suspended pursuit of an arbitration claim against Mexico amid high-level talks over one of the country’s flagship offshore projects.
Spanish foreign minister Jose Manuel Albares called on his EU peers to definitively advance in the ratification of the trade accords of the European Union with Chile, Mexico and Mercosur.
The European Union aims to finalize and sign at least three stalled trade agreements this year as the bloc looks to reinforce strategic alliances amid the turmoil caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
A group of European Union countries are pushing to kick start negotiations on stalled free-trade agreements as Russia’s war with Ukraine threatens the bloc’s economic and security interests.
A Mexican law that nationalizes its future lithium industry violates its trade obligations under the CPTPP, the International Chamber of Commerce said.
State exclusivity in the lithium value chain can violate the treaty between Mexico, the United States and Canada (T-MEC).
In a petition to US labor officials, Mexican union SNITIS said a Panasonic car parts plant in the border city of Reynosa violated the 2020 United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Mexico and many other countries are facing anti-democratic corporate lawsuits like the case that pushed Khan to withdraw from international investment agreements.
On 1 January 1994, the Zapatistas’ movement against the Mexican state’s extraction of their lands was reborn, as a response to the implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
The US is investigating labor-rights violations in Mexico and expects to bring more complaints under the USMCA.
Mexican factory Tridonex came under US scrutiny last year after US unions pushed for a labour complaint under the USMCA trade deal, saying workers had been blocked from choosing their union.
While industry lobbyists succeeded in convincing trade negotiators to include agricultural biotechnology provisions in the USMCA, they now misstate the scope of the text that was agreed to by Canada, Mexico and the US.
South Korea and Mexico have agreed to resume negotiations to forge a bilateral free trade agreement 14 years after their suspension.
In the Gulf of Ulloa, a US treasure-hunting company turned seabed mining outfit poses a dire risk to the environment.
Monterra Energy plans to pursue legal action against Mexico and seek damages of about $667 million for the "unlawful" closure of its Tuxpan fuel imports terminal in the Mexican state of Veracruz for five months.
France, facing a presidential election in weeks, has halted moves to clear an EU trade deal with Mexico which would allow in 20,000 tonnes of beef imports and wants to make it tougher to access the bloc’s markets, diplomats say.