México, Wednesday , December 12 , 2018 14:20 hrs.
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Agri-food exports to Canada grow 2.6 percent
Ottawa - Mexican agri-food exports to Canada grew 2.6 percent from January to September this year, compared with the same period a year ago, official figures show.
The figure represents $1.57 billion, up from the $1.53 billion from the January-September period in 2017.
During the same period, Canadian exports to Mexico stayed at the same level as in 2017.
The top Mexican agri-food products...
Mexico's Buen Fin sales exceed expectations
Mexico (Notimex) - The eighth edition of the Buen Fin sales in Mexico exceeded expectations, said José Manuel López Campos, president of the National Confederation of Trade, Services and Tourism Chambers.
In this year's edition of the end-of-year sales across stores in the country, people bought 8 percent more than last year, higher than the expected 5 percent growth, López said.
Mexican economy to grow 1.7 percent by 2019: Monex
Mexico (Notimex) - Financial firm Monex said that it forecasts Mexico's economy to grow 1.7 percent by 2019.
Growth will depend on the public spending budget next year, which must maintain the promise of a continued fiscal surplus, said Monex's deputy director of economic analysis, Janeth Quiroz.
She added that the next administration must confirm its commitment to maintain healthy public spending...
Continental AG to build production plant in Mexico
Dallas (Notimex) - German automotive manufacturing firm Continental AG has announced its plans to build a production plant in the state of Aguascalientes, Mexico.
The new plant will create some 1,000 jobs and will focus on making parts of car interiors.
Construction will begin in 2019 and production is scheduled to begin in 2021, said a Continental spokesperson.