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High-Level Economic Dialogue (HLED)
HLED is a cabinet-level economic conversation between the United States and Mexico.


On September 9, 2021, the United States and Mexico relaunched the HLED, a cabinet-level dialogue that meets annually to provide a strategic, measurable, and goal-oriented platform to advance economic and social priorities central to fostering regional prosperity, expanding job creation, promoting investment in our people, and reducing inequality and poverty. 

The HLED is co-chaired by Commerce, State, and USTR. The Dialogue has a four-pillar framework that is flexible in nature to include new opportunities, as appropriate. The four pillars are:

  1. Building Back Together
  2. Promoting Sustainable Economic and Social Development in Southern Mexico and Central America
  3. Securing the Tools for Future Prosperity, and 
  4. Investing in our People. 

On September 12, 2022, senior government officials from the United States and Mexico met in Mexico City to convene the U.S.-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue (HLED). Read about how the United States and Mexico have furthered cooperation and commitment to our regional economic growth, integration, and longstanding strategic partnership since relaunching the HLED a year ago on our fact sheets page. 

HLED Fact Sheets