Terms of Reference

Inquiry into Australia’s relationship with Mexico, with particular reference to:

  1. Mexico’s continued elevation in the global geo-political and economic order and its implications for Australia;
  2. opportunities for enhanced relations, including the potential for increased bilateral engagement and also through jointly held memberships such as the G20, APEC, OECD and MIKTA;    
  3. potential opportunities for enhanced trade and investment ties, in particular those emanating from the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP);
  4. scope for increased collaboration in the education sector and the potential for extending scholarship programs to Mexico;
  5. scope for increased trade and commercial exchange in the resources sectors with particular reference to hard rock mining and the Oil & Gas sector in the Gulf of Mexico;
  6. scope for cross investment and joint ventures in Australian and Mexican infrastructure projects; and
  7. any other related matters.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
Department of the Senate
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Canberra ACT 2600

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