Asked if talks would conclude this week, Seade said: "We are advancing well, but there are a lot of things to review".
Administration officials and congressional aides have said the autotariff probe, like the metals tariffs, in part is aimed at winning concessions during ongoing NAFTA renegotiation talks.
"It benefits the United States to continue being a major ally of Mexico, as a neighbor and as a regional economy, which combined makes us the most powerful in the world", he said.
Guajardo said that once bilateral U.S.
The U.S. leader also had kind words for incoming Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador who takes office in December. "We'll keep standing up for Canadian interests as we work toward a modernized trilateral NAFTA agreement".