Mexico and the United Kingdom signed a Trade Continuity Agreement on December 15, 2020
to preserve the preferential conditions related to trade between the Parties which resulted
from the EU-Mexico EPPCCA. It was also agreed to start negotiations for a Mexico-United Kingdom
trade agreement in 2021, which will be concluded within the next three years.
On May 20, 2022 Mexico and the UK announced the start of the negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement.
The countries aim is an agreement which strengthens trade in goods and services, increases investment
flows, and promotes digital and cross-border trade. Also, to deliver on progressive issues such as
trade and gender equality and innovation. They also recognized the importance of an agreement which
supports businesses in both countries to access and make best use of existing and new global supply
The first round of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement between Mexico and the United Kingdom began on July 11, 2022.