Mexico

The ties between Mexico and Flanders are close for several decades. Historical ties go back to Charles V, There is intensive economic cooperation and cultural exchanges, close political ties and a rising tourism. The Memorandum of Understanding concluded in 2016, is only a logical consequence.

The Memorandum describes the areas for cooperation: the development of human capital, higher and academic education, scientific research, innovation and technological development, culture and business.

Mexico and Flanders will soon also have a co-production agreement and the modernization talks on the free trade agreement between Mexico and the European Union are in a final phase.