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Mexico-Panama
Text of the agreement
  Background and Negotiations
   

On 25 May 2013 Mexico and Panama formally announced their decision to start negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement. The first round of negotiations was held from 30 July to 02 August 2013, in Panama City, Panama. The second round took place in Mexico City on 17-20 September. The third round was held on November 12-15, in Panama City. On 13-17 January 2014, the parties held an intersessional round of negotations towards the conclusion of free trade negotiations, in Panama City, Panamá. The fourth round took place in Mexico city, from 4 to 7 February 2014. An intersessional round of negotiations took place in Panama City, from 5 to 7 March. The fifth round of negotiations took place from 18 to 21 March 2014. The negotiations formally concluded on 24 March 2014. The Free Trade Agreement between Mexico and Panama was signed on 3 April 2014, in Panama City, Panama.

Documents relating to the negotiations
03 April 2014 Mexico and Panama sign Free Trade Agreement SpanishPDF
24 March 2014 Mexico and Panama conclude negotiations for a free trade agreement Spanish PDF
05-07 March 2014 Panama City, Panama. Intersessional round of free trade negotiations PDF
04-07 February 2014 Mexico City, Mexico. Fourth round of free trade negotiations Spanish PDF
13-17 January 2014 Panama City, Panama. Intersessional meeting of the Mexico-Panama free trade agreement negotiationsPDF
12-15 November 2013 Panama City, Panama. Third round of free trade negotiations Spanish PDF
17-20 September 2013 Mexico City, Mexico. Second round of free trade negotiations Spanish PDF
30 July-02 August 2013 Panama City, Panama. First round of free trade negotiations Spanish PDF
25 May 2013 Mexico and Panama agree to initiate free trade negotiationsPDF
Source:  Miniterio de Comercio e Industrias, Panamá; Secretaría de Economía de México

  Entry into Force
   

On October 1st and 6th, 2014, the National Assembly of Panama approved the FTA with Mexico, in first and second debate, respectively. On 12 March 2015, the Mexico-Panam Free Trade Agreement was ratified by the Mexican Senate.

Documents relating to the entry into force
26 June 2015 Free Trade Agreement between Mexico and Panama to enter into force on 1 July 2015 Spanish pdf New!
12 March 2015 Mexico City, Mexico. Mexican Senate ratifies FTA between Mexico and PanamaSpanish pdf 
06 October 2014 Panama City, Panama. National Assembly of Panama approves FTA with Mexico on second debate Spanish pdf 
01 October 2014 Panama City, Panama. National Assembly of Panama approves FTA with Mexico on first debate Spanish pdf 
Sources: Asamblea Nacional de Pánama; Secretaría de Economía, México
  Texts
   
30 June 2014 Mexico-Panama Free Trade Agreement (May 2014 Version) esppdf
Source: Secretaría de Economía de México
  Sources
   
 

Recent Developments
  26 June 2015. FTA between Mexico and Panama to enter into force on 1 July 2015 New!

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