Minister for International Trade, Ranil Jayawardena, M.P., met with Uruguay’s Foreign Minister, Ambassador Francisco Bustillo, on 15th September 2021 during his official three-day visit to Uruguay to confirm both countries’ desire to continue strengthening their bilateral trading relationship.
Following the meeting, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner (HMTC) to Latin America and the Caribbean, Jonathan Knott, met with Uruguay’s Director-General of International Economic Affairs to agree next steps for further deepening these ties.
Both shared their satisfaction with the excellent state of the bilateral relationship and reaffirmed their wish to strengthen bilateral ties to benefit each countries’ citizens. They recognised the historically close trade relations between Uruguay and the United Kingdom, and their shared interest in facilitating an increase in trade and investment flows, for mutual benefit.
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