Launch of Pacific Alliance Free Trade Agreement negotiations

On 30 June, Minister Ciobo launched negotiations with his Pacific Alliance counterparts:

  • Chilean Minister of Foreign Affairs, Heraldo Muñoz Valenzuela;
  • Colombian Minister for Trade, Industry and Tourism, Maria Claudia Lacouture;
  • Mexican Minister for the Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal;
  • Peruvian Minister for Foreign Trade and Tourism, Eduardo Ferreyros Kuppers.

Media release from Minister Ciobo: Pacific Alliance Free Trade Agreement negotiations, 1 July 2017

Last Updated: 30 June 2017

Pacific Alliance market snapshot

  • Members: Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru
  • GDP: USD 1.865 trillion (2015)
  • Population: 224 million (2015)
  • Two-way trade: AUD 5.8 billion (2016)

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