José Antonio Meade,
Secretary of Foreign Affairs, and Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Secretary of
Economy, chaired the XIII Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Pacific
Alliance, same that was attended by their counterparts from Chile, Colombia and
ministers reviewed the progress of the mechanism and the agenda driven by the
pro tempore presidency of Mexico.
With respect of the
work with the observer countries, they were presented the advancements on
various projects that have been made in the areas of innovation, Small and
Medium-sized Enterprises and cooperation, among others.
The Vice Ministers
of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade submitted to the Council of Ministers, the
results of its meeting held on 29April, 2015, chaired by the Undersecretary for
Latin America and the Caribbean of the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (SRE, by
its initials in Spanish), Vanessa Rubio Márquez, and the Undersecretary of
Foreign Trade of the Secretariat of Economy, Francisco de Rosenzweig
It was also
reviewed the state of preparations for the Tenth Summit of the Pacific
Alliance, to be held on 3 July, 2015, in Urubamba, Peru. In addition, the
details of the ministerial meetings of the Alliance to be held in the framework
of the Latin American World Economic Forum, from 6 to May 8 (WEF LATAM), to be
held in the Riviera Maya, were shared.
Alliance is a regional integration initiative comprised by Chile, Colombia,
Mexico and Peru. It represents 50% of the trade in Latin America and involves
216 million of potential consumers.