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Director-General Roberto Azevêdo met with senior government officials and the business community during a four-day visit to Mexico, Cuba and El Salvador. He spoke at the opening session of Entrepreneur Week in Mexico City, where he urged entrepreneurs to support Mexico’s engagement in the multilateral trading system.

The week ahead: 18-22 August 2014

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  The week in review: 11 to 15 August 2014

On 11 and 12 August, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo met with Mexico's President, Enrique Peña Nieto, and the Secretary of the Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo Villareal, in Mexico City. He delivered a speech to mark Mexico's Entrepreneur Week where he urged small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs to support Mexico’s engagement in the multilateral trading system. He also met with the Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade, Investment and Technology (COMCE) and the Mexican Council on Foreign Affairs (COMEXI).
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On 12 and 13 August, DG Azevêdo met with Cuba's Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz, the Vice President of the Council of Ministers, Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, and the Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Abelardo Moreno, in Havana.

On 13 and 14 August, DG Azevêdo met with El Salvador's President, Prof. Salvador Sánchez Cerén, the Vice President, Oscar Ortiz, the Minister of Foreign Relations, Hugo Martinez, and the Minister of the Economy, Salomón Lopez Tharsis, in San Salvador.