Luis Videgaray


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It should be clear to everybody that Mexico is much bigger than the North American Free Trade Agreement, and we must be prepared for the different scenarios that could result from this negotiation. We will only continue in this process and in this treaty if it meets the national
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Oct 16 2017 NAFTA
Luis Videgaray has most recently been quoted in an article called Mexico’s foreign minister trolls Trump on DACA, says NAFTA’s end wouldn’t be “end of the world”. Luis Videgaray said, “That will be a big win for Mexico, if they actually returned. You're talking about potentially a free transfer of human capital. That's what it would be. I don't know what country's willing to export–for free–the computer scientists, engineers, doctors. It's hard to me to understand. That means there's something more appealing about the Mexican economy.”. Luis Videgaray has been quoted a grand total of 46 times in 35 articles.
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May 18 2017 - NAFTA

We are prepared. We are

Apr 27 2017 - NAFTA

We are not going to accept any type of renegotiation. We prefer, in any event, to abandon the treaty than have a bad negotiation of the treaty, and in this we have been clear publicly and with the government of the United

Apr 26 2017

Under no scenario will we contribute economically to an action of this

Apr 25 2017 - Immigration

We could explore – not necessarily a visa, that could impede a lot of people from coming to Mexico – but we could perhaps (have) a fee associated with entry. This is something that I'm sure will be part of our discussion, and I believe we can find points of

Apr 12 2017 - Mexico

We think there are better conditions for reaching a commercial agreement with the United States or any other national in 2017. As the election year opens, particularly the presidential elections, it becomes more complicated for any type of international

Apr 06 2017 - Mexico

I told him in a respectful but clear manner that the electoral decisions ... correspond to Mexicans alone and that what we expect from the United States is respect toward the Mexican electoral process. Our relationship with the United States will be one of friendship and cooperation, but not one of submission. We are a free and sovereign

Mar 10 2017 - Mexico

We believe that separating families upon their arrival (to the U.S.)– independent of the reasons that motivated a policy of this nature– represents an attack on the integrity of the fundamental unit of society, which is the

Mar 04 2017 - Immigration

We are not promoting illegality. Today we are facing a situation that can paradoxically represent an opportunity, when suddenly a government wants to apply the law more severely. It is becoming more than evident that to apply the law, which is the obligation of any state, would also imply a real economic damage to this country which highlights the need for immigration reform, an immigration reform that resolves once and for all the legal status of the

Feb 25 2017

Naturally the Mexican government would need to respond. Our response would probably not be to put a general tax on all imports from the United States because that would harm the Mexican consumer, we would hurt the daily lives of Mexicans. We would do it

Feb 23 2017

It is an evident fact that Mexicans feel concern and irritation over what are perceived as policies that may hurt Mexicans and the national interest of Mexicans here and

Feb 23 2017 - Deportation

The Mexican government will take all the measures legally possible to defend the human rights of Mexicans abroad, especially in the United

Feb 23 2017

I want to say clearly and emphatically that the government of Mexico and the Mexican people do not have to accept provisions that one government unilaterally wants to impose on the other. We will not accept it, because there's no reason why we should, and because it is not in the interests of

Feb 23 2017 - United Nations

The Mexican government will not hesitate in going to international organisations, starting with the United Nations, to defend human rights, liberties and due process for Mexicans abroad according to international

Feb 22 2017 - Mexico

We don't have to, and it is not in the interest of

Feb 21 2017 - NAFTA

NAFTA is a three-party agreement and any conversation we have regarding that ... will be a three-party conversation; it has to

Feb 09 2017

We spoke about the need for Mexican migrants to be treated with respect and due process regardless of the deportations. We told the secretary that we will be increasing support for Mexican migrants in our consulates in the

Jan 31 2017 - Israeli relations

I think an apology ... would be appropriate in this

Jan 30 2017

I don't rule out that there will be meetings in the next few days with officials from the

Jan 30 2017 - Mexico

I think it's a welcome sign, at least I interpret it that way, that we're seeing the rhetoric is changing. A very sizeable

Jan 27 2017 - Mexico

The Mexican president directed me to communicate in a courteous and respectful way, to tell the White House it would be impossible for the meeting between the two leaders to happen. A tax on American imports on Mexican products isn't a way to get Mexico to pay for a wall. It is the American consumer who would be paying. That's because here in the United States, (there are) avocados, washing machines, televisions and a number of other products that the American families buy, which would immediately affect the pocket of Americans, affect the economy of the American

Jan 27 2017 - Mexico

If you tax exports from Mexico into the United States, you're going to make things ranging from avocados to appliances to flat-screen TVs, you're going to make them more expensive. There are things that go beyond negotiation. This is about our dignity and our

Jan 26 2017 - Mexico

A tax on Mexican imports to the United States is not a way to make Mexico pay for the wall, but to a way make the North American consumer pay for it through more expensive avocados, washing machines,

Jan 24 2017 - NAFTA

What we want is to maintain free access for Mexican products, without restrictions, without tariffs and

Jan 09 2017

"We are going to negotiate with great self-confidence; without fear, knowing the economic, social and political importance that Mexico has for the United States, and we are going to negotiate with intelligence and common sense,"feedback

Jan 08 2016

There is a real worry that in the face of the slowing Chinese economy the public policy response is to start a round of competitive

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