Guillermo Lasso approves ten countries to sign Ecuador trade agreements over next three years Economy | News

At the Virtual Group of the World Economic Forum, the President called for the improvement of all regional integration mechanisms.

President William Lasso He confirmed that one of the objectives of his government was to sign trade agreements with ten countries located in Asia, Europe and North America over the next three years.

During an intervention in the Virtual Group of the World Economic Forum on Wednesday morning, January 19, the President stated that Ecuador would seek to sign trade agreements to ensure a future for Latin America. Mexico, United States, Japan, South Korea, China, Israel, Canada, Panama, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica.

Lasso pointed out that signing these agreements encourages investment and creates employment as a result.

In the forum, he also spoke about respect for freedoms such as freedom of expression, the democratic system and freedom. “Encounter Government”, He said it put an end to “all forms of political harassment and persecution.”

With regard to integration, Lasso stressed the need to promote all regional integration mechanisms, from Ecuador to the world and from the world to Ecuador.

Juan Carlos Holguin: We see some steps being taken to achieve business interests … We do not need a trade agreement with the United States.

“We have common challenges in the world, we cannot face them alone, we need the commitment and coordination of all on common goals, and I agree with my colleagues on the need to emphasize promoting all regional integration mechanisms,” Lasso said.

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Ecuador is seeking to finalize a trade agreement with Mexico in the coming months, which will be the last step in entering the regional trade camp. Pacific Alliance, Made up of Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru.

In an interview with EL UNIVERSO, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Juan Carlos Holquin He also said he was trying to sign agreements with such modules or organizations Mercosur, Trans-Pacific Partnership and Eurasia. (I)

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