On 22 November 2004 Ecuador and Mexico signed various cooperation
agreements in the context of which they discussed the possiblity of negotiating a free trade agreement.
On 01 March 2014, Ecuador and Mexico met to discuss issues of their bilateral trade agenda with a view to
deepening Partial Scope Agreement (AAP.R Nº 29), which governs their trade relations since 1987.
On January 21, 2022, the VI Round of Negotiations of the Ecuador and Mexico Trade Agreement concluded with
positive progress in the areas of: Market Access, which included products of bilateral interest and tax relief
deadlines; and Rules of Origin, which negotiated criteria according to which a product can be considered
originating from the other party and, therefore, benefit from tariff reductions included the agreement.
From May 23 to 27, 2022 an in person round of negotiations of the Trade Agreement between Ecuador and Mexico
took place. This round focuses on market access tables, rules of origin, trade defense, services and institutional
| Documents relating to the negotiations
|23-27 May 2022
||Round of negotiations
|21 January 2022
||VI Round of Negotiations of the Ecuador and Mexico Trade Agreement
|01 March 2014
||Work group meeting to discuss deepening of Partial Scope Agreement (AAP.R Nº 29)
|22 November 2004
|| Ecuador and Mexico strengthen ties of trade and friendship
|Source: Ministerio de Producción, Comercio Exterior,
Inversiones y Pesca, Ecuador; Presidencia de la República de