Monday, January 23, 2017
The Goals of Mexico's
Negotiations with the United States
Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs
● Talking to the Mexican diplomatic corps, President
Enrique Peña Nieto set Mexico’s priority goals in its negotiations with the United States
This new stage of the bilateral
relationship with the United States must include the following goals:
The protection of migrants
for the rights of Mexican migrants and their humane treatment to achieve the orderly and coordinated repatriation of undocumented
individuals must be ensured.
- Seek a free trade
agreement that gives certainty, promotes productive integration, and strengthens the competitiveness of North America.
- Defend and give certainty
to trade and to national and foreign investments.
- Ensure that Mexico
remains a reliable destination for investments.
- Clear rules that encourage
the flow of capital.
jobs, create new sources of jobs, and improve wages.
- Continuation of the framework of free trade and productive integration.
- Include new sectors
such as telecommunications and energy.
Maintain the free flow of remittances from our citizens
in the United States.
Stop illegal flows
Curb the illegal trafficking of arms and of money of illegal
An efficient border
Increase investment in infrastructure and technology to make our borders
safer, more modern, and efficient. This will further facilitate bilateral trade and reduce waiting times at border crossings.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
(SRE) Blog, Jan. 20, 2017, Mexico, DF; translation SRE