Videgaray and Guajardo meet with businessmen and politicians in Canada

Toronto, CA.- Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray and Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo met with Canadian businessmen and politicians today to discuss and strengthen the bilateral relationship and trade interaction between the two countries.

The Chancellor participated in a panel on the Mexico-Canada relationship with Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland,

In the framework of the “New Strategies for a New North America” ‚Äčevent, organized by the Canadian Council for the Americas, the Chancellor participated in a panel on the Mexico-Canada relationship with Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland.

Videgaray highlighted the relevance of the Mexico-Canada relationship, as well as the confidence of working together to consolidate the competitiveness of our countries and the region.

He also met with former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, who was the promoter and creator of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

“Both agreed that NAFTA has provided benefits to the three countries and that there is now an opportunity to update this treaty and that it remains a driving force for growth in the region,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Videgaray, together with the Secretary of Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo, held a meeting with senior managers of Canadian companies. Mexican officials highlighted joint initiatives to favor and strengthen trade interaction.

This working visit revealed the excellent state of the bilateral relationship and the willingness of both countries to continue a frank and constructive dialogue on issues of common interest, the SRE press release said.