Mexico, in its capacity as president pro tempore of the Pacific Alliance, led the high-level meeting of the Pacific Alliance that took place this Monday in Bogota, Colombia.
Negotiation processes with Associated States, steps taken in each of the countries for the ratification of the free trade agreement with Singapore and the steps to be taken for the negotiation process with South Korea and accession with Ecuador were the topics discussed at the meeting, informed the Ministry of Economy in a press release.
Cooperation issues were also discussed and meetings were held with the business council of the Pacific Alliance and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), whose participation seeks to strengthen the alliance's integration process.
The meeting was attended by Chile's vice-minister of trade, José Miguel Ahumada; Colombia's vice-minister of foreign trade, Luis Fernando Fuentes; Colombia's vice-minister of multilateral affairs, María Carmelina Londoño; Peru's vice-minister of foreign trade, Ana Cecilia Gervasi; Peru's vice-minister of foreign relations, Luis Enrique Chávez; and Mexico's undersecretary of foreign trade, Luz María de la Mora.
The officials reaffirmed their commitment to continue working for a more inclusive Pacific Alliance that continues to strengthen its integration mechanism.