• Kyodo


Foreign Minister Koichiro Genba has urged his Mexican counterpart to participate in joint efforts to swiftly enact a revised bilateral free-trade agreement.

In a meeting Friday with Mexican Foreign Secretary Patricia Espinosa during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum’s gathering in Honolulu, Genba asked Mexico, Japan’s largest trading partner in Central and South America, to improve the business environment as Japanese firms are increasingly investing in the country, the Foreign Ministry said.

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