Officials discussed bilateral agricultural market access issues, ongoing work in the Global Forum on Excess Steel Capacity and their respective ongoing international trade negotiations and initiatives, the statement says.
Officials from the two governments also discussed cooperation on fisheries subsidies, industrial subsidies and state-owned enterprises, the statement says.
“The United States and Argentina look forward to continuing a constructive and open engagement under the TIFA with the goal of strengthening bilateral and economic ties to the benefit of both countries,” the statement says. “The two countries also agreed to work together toward a commercially meaningful outcome in the ongoing World Trade Organization initiative on electronic commerce.”
Bilateral goods and services trade totaled $26.3 billion in 2017, with two-way trade in goods composing about 54.3 percent of that, according to the statement.