With Mexico Trade Overtures, Argentina’s Macri Signals a Northern Opening

Argentina's president, Mauricio Macri, right, with Mexico's president, Enrique Pena Nieto, at a news conference, Buenos Aires, July 29, 2016 (AP photo by Agustin Marcarian).
Argentina's president, Mauricio Macri, right, with Mexico's president, Enrique Pena Nieto, at a news conference, Buenos Aires, July 29, 2016 (AP photo by Agustin Marcarian).
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In late July, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto visited Argentina, where he and Argentine President Mauricio Macri agreed to expand an existing trade agreement and seek a more comprehensive one moving forward. In an email interview, Sean Goforth, director of research for Nearshore Americas, discusses Mexico-Argentina political and economic relations. WPR: What was the nature and extent of Mexico-Argentina political and economic ties under former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, and how are bilateral ties likely to change under President Mauricio Macri? Sean Goforth: At odds! Mexico’s foreign relations have been oriented around integration into the North American economy. […]

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