09 November 1998
Mexico and EU in talks on free trade

Mexico and the European Union are beginning week-long negotiations to formulate a free trade agreement.

There are 10 trade topics under discussion including goods, services and investment.

Initial concerns by French farmers over agriculture have been soothed because Mexicos modest food exports peak when European production is off-season.

  • Financial Times 09/11/98 page 3

    EU Mercosur pacvt hopes for 1999 – FWi, 15 September 1998
    EU presses ahead for link with Latin America – FWi, 22 July 1998