Representatives of three business groups reported that the Minister of Foreign Trade, Francisco Rivadeneira, will titrate the negotiations with the European Union (EU.)
From Monday January 13th to Friday the 17th, the first round of talks between the country and the block will be performed. Market access, government procurement, services and geographical indications will be analyzed.
The names of the team still have not been made public, but it is known that the group of traders will travel this weekend.
During the negotiation, representatives of the private sector will not participate. However, officials will answer telephone queries.