Mexico, February 2010
February 8-9, 2009
3,728 miles total
On Monday, February 8, United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Deputy United States Trade Representative Miriam Sapiro arrived in Mexico City to meet with Mexican government officials, business leaders and business owners. During their meetings, Ambassadors Kirk and Sapiro discussed such topics as bilateral trade, agriculture, labor, the environment and transportation.
Earlier on Monday, Ambassador Sapiro met with SAGARPA International Affairs Director Kenneth Smith Ramos and Trade Under Secretary Beatriz Leycegui and discussed the importance of the U.S.-Mexico trading relationship.
On Monday afternoon, Ambassador Kirk met with representatives from General Electric and participated in a roundtable with small and medium-sized businesses owners who are exporting to Mexico. The roundtable was hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce.
On Tuesday, February 9, Ambassador Kirk joined Mexican Secretary of the Economy Gerardo Ruiz Mateos for a photo opportunity and joint press conference.