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Guajardo Villarreal: Mexico’s TPP concessions ‘will not be considered for free’ in NAFTA

June 14, 2017 at 3:23 PM
Concessions on contentious issues made by Mexico during Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations will not be the country’s starting point in talks to modernize NAFTA, Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal told Inside U.S. Trade in an interview -- a position that runs counter to the U.S.’ plans to move Mexico and Canada to concede even more. “I mean we’re willing to listen as long as we get the balance,” Guajardo Villarreal said last week, citing the market exclusivity period for biologics...

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