Jul 25, 2014

Curbs on pork imports from Mexico to be eased

The government intends to loosen restrictions on pork imports from Mexico, officials said Thursday. Imports of Mexican pork are currently limited to meat from six states in the country, following an outbreak of hog cholera there in 2000. In response to a request from ...

Mexican leader guarded about tariff retention bid

Apr 11, 2013

Mexican leader guarded about tariff retention bid

Visiting Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto reacted guardedly Wednesday to Japan’s attempt to retain tariffs on rice and some other farm products under the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade agreement. “For items each country wants to withhold (from tariff elimination) and differences between countries, separate negotiating ...

Apr 8, 2013

TPP exemption bid worries Mexico leader

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto expresses concern about Japan attempting to win tariff exemptions for farm products before joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks.