Mexico Plans a New Tourism Center near Texas Border
Mexico is planning a new world-class beach resort named Costa Lora along the Gulf of Mexico.
Border 2012 U.S.-Mexico Environmental Program
On October 27th through the 29th the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Mexico’s Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), as well as nongovernmental groups on both sides met for an annual meeting of the Border 2012 Program, a 10 year program created to improved the environment within the border region which was signed in the city of Tijuana in 2003.
Strengthening Busines Framework in Mexico’s Aerospace Industry
The enactment of the agreement will end the negotiation process initiated in 2003 by both countries as part of efforts to promote greater economic integration in the region.
The World Bank supports Mexico’s Efforts to Combat Climate Change
Mexico now has the opportunity to be a trendsetter when it comes to green growth among the emerging economies.
Mexico’s Strong Commitment to Climate Change Mitigation
This program sets the path towards achieving the goals established by the National Strategy on Climate Change of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50% by 2050 from its 2000 level.
Expanding Mexico’s Transport Infrastructure
The National Infrastructure Program that aims to expand and modernize Mexico’s infrastructure has been a priority for President Calderón, receiving unprecedented funding in the last several years.
Solar Technology Has a Shiny Future in Mexico
Solar energy is the cleanest, most abundant, and one of the most dynamic renewable energy sources available today.
Mexican States Competitiveness Index
Mexico City, Nuevo León, Baja California, Chihuahua and Aguascalientes are considered the most competitive states in Mexico due to their rapid implementation and adaptation of cutting-edge technology; as well as their sound macroeconomic, financial and social policies, according to the 2008 State Competitiveness General Index, elaborated by the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness (IMCO).
Opening a Business More Easily and Quickly in Mexico
On August 3rd, 2009, President Felipe Calderon officially launched a governmental website ‘TuEmpresa.gob.mx’ that simplifies the process of establishing a business in Mexico.
The Coolest Success Story: Mexico’s Refrigerators Industry
Since NAFTA was implemented, the household appliance sector’s further regional integration has been extremely
Mexico Has Become the Best-Cost Country for Manufacturing
Mexico is now considered to be the best country to do business with the U.S., over countries such as China and India, according to the business advisory firm AlixPartners’ recent study on manufacturing and outsourcing costs index.
The Mexican Competitiveness Agenda in Logistics
Mexico has a strategic geographical location with coastlines on the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans and shares a border of more than 1,800 miles with the United States, the largest economy in the world, leading it to become a world-class logistics hub.
Multimodal Transport Linking Mexico to the World
On April 29, a new multimodal corridor linking the increasingly busy port of Guaymas, Sonora to the fast growing high tech industrial and border city of Mexicali, Baja California was authorized by the Mexican government.
Preparing Mexico’s IT workforce for the 21st century
In an effort to further enhance the development of Mexico’s information technology (IT) sector and global competitiveness, three collaborative memoranda of understanding were signed by the Mexican government and Cisco Systems in the presence of President Calderon on April 23, 2009.
Obama and Calderon’s agenda included talks on trade facilitation
President Obama and President Calderón’s latest dialogue held in Mexico City successfully exhibited their mutual vision towards further trade integration and regional economic competitiveness.
Mexico will expand oil refining capacity
With an investment of $9.1 billion, Mexico will build a new oil refinery in Tula located in the central state of Hidalgo to increase its refining capacity.
Mexican Cement Gains Free Access to the United States Market
Beginning on the first of April, imports of Mexican cement have gained free access to the United States market.
Air Infrastructure Enhancement in Mexico
Over the course of five years, more than $4 billion will be invested in the air infrastructure of Mexico, according to National Plan of Infrastructure 2007-2012 (NPI) launched by the Mexican government.
After a Long Departure, Mexican Guava Returns to the United States Market
On October 14, 2008, the United States government lifted the ban on guava imports from Mexico after concluding that Mexican guavas did not represent a significant health risk.
Mexico is Expanding Port Capacity
In the current economic context of globalization, ports are a key element in the economic policy to enhance the competitiveness of Mexico.
Mexico Launches a Phase Down Plan to Reduce Import Rates
On December 24, 2008 the government of Mexico published in the Mexican Official Gazette (Diario Oficial) a unilateral plan to reduce the Most Favored Nation (MFN) import rates in more than 8,000 tariff items of the Mexican Tariff Schedule (TIGIE).