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Mexican Minister Makes No Apologies For Auto Stance; Dairy, IP Are Other Obstacles

August 1, 2015 at 9:53 AM
LAHAINA, Hawaii – Mexican Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo on Friday (July 31) made no apologies for seeking stronger rules of origin for Mexico's auto industry in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks, but rejected the notion that his country was the only one that held up a resolution on autos, which was a key obstacle to an agreement. Asked at the closing press conference about the breakdown on autos, Guajardo acknowledged that Mexico is at the forefront of the issue in...

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