30/11/2017 – Update on the EU-Mexico FTA

The EU and Mexico are currently negotiating the modernisation of the existing Economic Partnership, Political Coordination and Cooperation Agreement (Global Agreement) signed in 1997 (and entered into force in 2000). 

On GIs, the parties have exchanged their lists (list of Mexican GIs ; List of EU GIs). As the opposition period has come to an end, they are now evaluating the oppositions received. A negotiation round is taking place in Mexico City until the 1st of December, the EU and Mexico wish to reach a political agreement before the end of 2017.

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