Mexico’s competitiveness agenda, championed by President Enrique Peña Nieto and widely supported by the Mexican Congress, includes specific actions oriented toward promoting larger inflows of foreign investment by opening strategic economic sectors to private participation. By virtue of this agenda, the energy, telecommunications and financial services sectors have lifted previous limits to foreign investment, unlocking 29% of Mexico’s $1.2 trillion GDP, to new business opportunities.
Mexico Makes Strides in Protecting Intellectual Property Rights
Mexico has emerged as a leader in promoting effective software asset management (SAM) in the public sector and protecting intellectual property rights. On February 25th, 2015, the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI in Spanish), Mexico’s intellectual property government agency, became the first patent office in the world to be awarded the Verafirm Certification by the BSA | The Software Alliance, a global leading association of software companies.
- Volkswagen Expands Assembly Plant in Puebla
- Toyota to Invest in Mexico to Build Corollas
- Heineken Is Building a New Brewery in Mexico
- Magna Invests in a New Exteriors Plant in Mexico
- IBM Brings Its Cloud to Mexico
Download file: May 2015