Government


25Aug

Highlights Calderon to Mexico as an investment destination

Mexico, August 24 .- President Felipe Calderón emphasized the strength of Mexico's economic fundamentals, as the responsible management of public finances and the high quality of Mexican labor.

Posted in Government, Foreing investment in Mexico

25Aug

Mexico had $10.6 bln first half direct investment

MEXICO CITY (MarketWatch) -- Mexico received $10.6 billion in foreign direct investment in the first half of 2011, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the Economy Ministry.

Posted in Government, Foreing investment in Mexico, Manufacturing in Mexico, Politic / Economic issues

24Aug

Mexico's Peso Closes Stronger Against US Dollar As Stocks Jump

MEXICO CITY (Dow Jones)--Mexico's peso strengthened modestly against the U.S. dollar Tuesday as local stocks rose sharply in line with U.S. equities, and Mexican government bonds had a mixed performance.

Posted in Government, Politic / Economic issues

22Aug

A flash in the PAN

TWO of Latin America’s three biggest economies, Brazil and Argentina, are headed by women (see article and article). Might Mexico make it a clean feminist sweep next year? The ruling National Action Party (PAN) has been struggling to find a popular candidate for the presidential election in 2012 (the constitution bars the president, Felipe Calderón, from seeking a second term). The opposition has mocked the PAN’s hopefuls as the “seven dwarves”. The American ambassador privately described them as “grey”.

(He was withdrawn soon after the offending cable was leaked.) But polls suggest that Josefina Vázquez Mota, the PAN’s leader in the Chamber of Deputies, is emerging as a possible technicolour candidate.


Posted in Government, Politic / Economic issues

12Aug

En plena crisis las propias leyes inhiben llegada de maquilas

Los cambios que el Gobierno federal hizo al esquema maquilador en plena crisis están inhibiendo la inversión industrial aquí, y complican y encarecen la operación de una buena parte de las empresas en la ciudad, señalaron expertos de Baker & McKenzie.

Luis Carbajo Martínez, socio principal de la firma que se especializa en industria maquiladora, dijo que tras las modificaciones al decreto maquilador que entraron en vigor a mitad de este año, las empresas están batallando más para cumplir los requisitos gubernamentales para darles tratamiento fiscal especial.


Posted in Government, Manufacturing in Mexico, Politic / Economic issues

09Aug

Se presentarán ventajas competitivas de Durango

El gobernador Jorge Herrera Caldera, acordó con la delegación china de Jiangbei, Ningbo la realización de una presentación sobre las ventajas comparativas y competitivas que ofrece Durango al inversionista ante un directorio de 20 mil empresarios de Ningbo.

A tres meses de la gira de promoción que realizó el gobernador Jorge Herrera Caldera a la República de China, en la ciudad de México se efectuó una segunda reunión de trabajo con una delegación del distrito de Jiangbei, Ningbo de aquel país a fin de concretar acuerdos de fomento económico para duranguenses y chinos.

Posted in Government