Secretary Mnuchin’s Meetings in Mexico City – Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson

Washington, D.C. July 13, 2018 – Today, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin joined U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen, and Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner to meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and his ministers, and with President-Elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his key advisors. Separately, Secretary Mnuchin met Secretary for Finance and Public Credit Jose Antonio Gonzalez Anaya and with the proposed Secretary for Finance and Public Credit Carlos Urzua.

Secretary Mnuchin’s discussions focused on the United States’ continued strong engagement with Mexico on a range of issues including combatting illicit finance and a shared commitment to achieving strong and broad-based economic growth, trade, and security. The Secretary conveyed that Mexico is a critical economic partner for the United States, and that he looks forward to deepening Treasury’s comprehensive working relationships with his current and prospective counterparts.

Original in the Treasury website