Firstly, a U.S. dispute with Mexico over its southern neighbor’s energy policies is not on the agenda for bilateral talks between senior government officials next week,
Secondly, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Ebrard are due to meet for the so-called High-Level Economic Dialogue on Sept. 12 in the city of Monterrey, Mexico.
The meeting’s objective isn’t to get into the energy issue because there’s already a process underway which the economy ministry is following with the U.S. Trade Representative.Ebrard.
North America vision
Ebrard and Blinken would explore their vision for North America over the “next 20 years.”
The meeting’s objective is not to get into the energy issue because there is already a process underway which the economy ministry is following with the U.S. Trade Representative.
On September 12, we have the High-Level Economic Dialogue, which will take place in Monterrey. Antony Blinken, Secretary of State on behalf of the United States, is heading the event, and the Secretary of Economy, Tatiana Clouthier, and her counterpart in the United States will also be attending.Marcelo Ebrard.
Topics at the meeting
The key issues that would be discussed include semiconductors, fifth generation (5G) telecommunications technology and electromobility. Also they will focus on the efforts in the continent to make batteries for electric cars.
Mexico will present the work done together with numerous agencies, the automotive industry and the University of California, “the roadmap that Mexico will follow and the proposals to the United States so that the country arrives on time.
Firstly, on July 20 Washington unveiled a demand for dispute settlement talks under the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade deal. The government argued Mexican policies discriminated against its companies. As a result, Canada joined the complaint.
Under USMCA rules, if the complaint is not resolved within 75 days of consultations, a dispute panel can be requested to review claims. Ebrard said Mexico hoped the dispute could be resolved before it reaches an arbitration panel.
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