Mexico was the first Latin American country to sign an Economic Partnership, Political Coordination and Cooperation Agreement with the EU in 1997 (the “Global Agreement” entered into force in 2000). The Agreement covers political dialogue, trade relations and cooperation.
Moreover, since 2008 Mexico is one of the EU's strategic partners and, together with Brazil, the only two EU’s strategic partners in Latin America. In the framework of this partnership [43 KB] and its Joint Executive Plan , Mexico and the EU have expanded the scope of their dialogue and deepened their cooperation.
The EU-Mexico relation has many facets: