The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, spoke with Graciela Márquez Colín, Mexico’s Secretary of Economy, on Wednesday, October 14, 2020.
Minister Ng acknowledged Mexico’s participation in the Ottawa Group’s June 15, 2020 meeting and joint statement in support of an inclusive, sustainable, and resilient recovery, prioritizing greater transparency on export restrictions and predictable and open trade in agriculture and advancing negotiations on e-commerce. Minister Ng and Secretary Márquez pledged to work quickly to turn this statement into action.
Minister Ng and Secretary Márquez also discussed their joint efforts to implement the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement. And Minister Ng committed to continue working closely with Mexico to strengthen the 2 countries’ trade relationship to support both their people and their businesses, especially as they take steps toward economic recovery.