Villarreal, Secretary of Economy, met today with members of American Chamber
Mexico (AmCham), to strengthen the synergy between both institutions, to boost
the trade and investment between Mexico and the United States, through actions
that influence positively in the business environment.
In his speech, José
María Zas, President of the Chamber, said: that "If anything unites the
Secretariat of Economy is the conviction of promoting the free trade, with a
vision of a connected and dynamic world, which began 20 years ago, with the
North American Free Trade Agreement".
Among the main
issues discussed during the meeting, were included: actions to facilitate the foreign
trade, energy, intellectual property rights, innovation and some other matters
related to the boost of competitiveness.
For his part, the
head of the Secretariat of Economy stated that "the administration of
President Enrique Peña Nieto is committed to promote the conditions that allow
the companies to become more competitive by reducing costs associated with the
Guajardo Villarreal commented on the agenda that Mexico is developing with the
United States, our largest trading partner, in negotiations such as the
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) and in the improvement of the own
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
organizations made a commitment to work in coordination to improve the business
climate in Mexico and help to make North America, the most competitive region.