World Bulletin, Turkey
Mexico says ready to sign free trade agreement with Turkey
20 April 2012
Mexican Economy Minister Bruno Ferrari has said that his country was ready to sign a free trade agreement with Turkey.
Turkish Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan met Ferrari in Puerto Vallerta city following the first session of G-20 summit.
Caglayan told reporters that Turkey bore the tax burden unilaterally in its trade with Mexico under the European common market agreement, adding that Turkey would get rid of 30 percent of this tax if free trade agreement was signed.
We will begin talks for the agreement as soon as possible, he added.
Caglayan also held several talks with South Korean, Indian and Mexican officials.