Friday, January 23, 2009

South-South Cooperation in focus: Peruvian PM to meet with Correa in Ecuador

The PM of Peru, Yehude Simon travels to Ecuador today to hold a meeting with Ecuador's president, Rafael Correa (the one who recently caused all those headlines with the bonds) to discuss bilateral trade topics.

According to the information reported over at Andina, Simon is heading to Ecuador discuss and resolve any problems related to the Resolution No 466 adopted by the Foreign Trade and Investments Council (COMEXI) of Ecuador.

"Resolution No 466 authorizes the application of a protection measure for balance of payments, general and not discriminatory, to imports of all countries including those that have trade agreements in force with Ecuador which recognize tariff preferences, as it is the case of Peru.

Click here to access Andina's article on this topic