Mexico wants medical tourism to be part of new trade deal


Mexico seeks to include medical tourism in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Medical tourism can be included in the updated list of services.

Mexico says that within the framework of the renegotiations of this agreement, the free transit of tourists between Mexico, Canada and the United States must be preserved.

To aid a free flow between the USA and Mexico kiosks that automatically revise visas at the airports of Mexico City, Cancun and Los Cabos, could be ready by the end of the year.

In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) created one of the world’s largest free trade zones and strong economic growth for Canada, the USA, and Mexico.

NAFTA permits the temporary cross-border movement of travellers within the NAFTA region.

Donald Trump seeks to renegotiate NAFTA with a plan to reduce the U.S. trade deficit with Mexico and restrict the amount of imported material in goods that qualify under the agreement. Canada and Mexico have their own proposals despite the Trump tactic of threatening to cancel NAFTA if he does not get all of his demands.



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