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Monday, April 28, 2014
Argentina, Mexico Discuss Increased Cooperation in Motor Vehicle, Auto Parts Sectors
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Article from SourceMex, April 23
More than a year after Argentina and Mexico resolved a major trade disagreement regarding automobiles, the two countries are ready to take their bilateral relationship to a new level. In a meeting with Mexican Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo in Mexico City in late March, Argentine Industry Minister Débora Giorgi proposed that Mexico and Argentina join with Brazil to expand and integrate their auto parts industries. Giorgi’s willingness to offer such a bold plan is a strong indication that Mexico and Argentina have emerged from a rocky period in their bilateral relationship less than two years ago, when Argentina threatened to withdraw from a trade agreement that the Southern Cone Common Market (MERCOSUR) negotiated with Mexico in 2002.