The Secretary of Economy,
Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, began a working visit to Queenstown and
Auckland, New Zealand, where he will participate in various events related to
the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP, for its acronym in English),
with his counterparts from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, United
States, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam.
The Secretary Guajardo will
meet with businessmen and government representatives from the region of
Queenstown and Auckland, New Zealand, with whom he will analyze opportunities
to move towards a greater commercial integration between Mexico and this
country, as a result of the signing of the TPP.
As part of the activities
associated with the signing of the TPP, the Head of the Secretariat of Economy
(SE, in Spanish) will hold bilateral meetings with his counterparts from
Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, United States, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru
and Vietnam; in order to continue advancing in mechanisms to enhance the flows of
trade and investment.
With the signing of TPP the
process of trade negotiations began on 2 December 2012 is completed. Now the
Federal Executive will present the TPP before the Senate of the Republic for its
consideration, evaluation and, if appropriate, its ratification.
The 12 member countries of
the TPP represent 36% of the worldwide Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 25% of the