79.- Southwest Airlines enters Mexican cargo transport market [ 2018-02-20 - 11:25:16 ] Mexico (Notimex) - U.S.-based Southwest Airlines has announced it will enter Mexico's cargo transport markets throught its Cancún, San José del Cabo and Puerto Vallarta services.
The carrier will mainly transport perishable goods such as vegetables and seafood, but also medicines and online commerce goods, said Southwest Senior Director of Cargo,...
78.- Cemex to increase stake in Lehigh White [ 2018-02-14 - 12:33:58 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexican cement giant Cemex has reached an agreement to increase its stake in U.S. cement maker Lehigh White, from 24.5 percent to 36.7 percent.
The transaction is worth $34 million, and should be complete by the end of the third semester this year.
Lehigh currently controls 51 percent of Lehigh Cement Company, a unit of HeidelbergCement;...
77.- Brexit is opportunity to strengthen ties with Mexico: Ambassador [ 2018-02-13 - 12:08:17 ] Mexico (Notimex) - The UK's exit from the European Union will help Britain deepen ties with Mexico and develop their current relationship, said British ambassador in Mexico, Duncan Taylor.
Once the Brexit process ends, the UK will be ready to negotiate a trade deal with Mexico, Taylor said.
"It's easier to negotiate a deal with one country, instead...
76.- Mexico and EU end ninth round of trade talks [ 2018-02-09 - 14:07:31 ] Brussels (Notimex) – Mexico and the European Union have ended a ninth round of talks to update a bilateral free trade deal.
The deal came into effect in the year 2000, and both sides are aiming to update the accord in areas such as rules of origin, specially for European cheeses, manufacturing, garment, investment protection and access to public...
75.- Mexico-U.S. trade grows 6.3 percent in 2017 [ 2018-02-06 - 11:13:17 ] Washington (Notimex) - Mexico-U.S. trade grew 6.3 percent in 2017 compared with the previous year, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce.
U.S. exports to Mexico reached $242.9 billion, up 5.7 percent from 2016.
Mexico's exports to the U.S. reached $314 billion, a 6.7 percent increase from the year before.
Mexico's oil sales to the U.S. reached...
74.- Interjet to launch Guadalajara-Chicago route [ 2018-01-25 - 11:34:23 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexican low-cost carrier Interjet will launch a daily, direct flight between Guadalajara and Chicago from February 15 this year.
"With this new flight, Chicago is added to the list of 15 destinations that Interjet connects from Guadalajara," said the airline's general director José Luis Garza.
Interjet flew more than 2.7 million...
73.- Economic activity up 1.7 percent in November [ 2018-01-23 - 11:26:29 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico's economic activity, measured by the Global Economic Activity Index, grew 1.7 percent in November compared with the same month a year before, the country's statistics agency Inegi said.
The primary sector grew 8.7 percent, the tertiary sector grew 2.9 percent, but the secondary sector dropped 1.6 percent, the index showed.
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72.- Aeromexico sees 7 percent growth in London route [ 2018-01-16 - 13:33:42 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexican flagship carrier Aeromexico has forecast a 7 percent growth in its Mexico City-London route.
Last year, more than 127,000 passengers used that route, almost 20 percent more than in 2016.
Aeromexico was also recognized as the most punctual airline at London's Heathrow airport dor the sixth straight month.
Aeromexico began...
71.- Mexico’s stock market lures foreign investors [ 2018-01-15 - 11:55:45 ] Mexico (Notimex) – Foreign investment in Mexico’s stock market surpassed $10 billion, the highest amount since there is available data, said Citibanamex.
Mexico, along with other emerging markets, continued to be attractive to foreign investors last year, the bank said in a report.
Foreign investors now account for 33.3 percent of Mexico’s stock...
70.- Audi beats production forecast in Mexico [ 2018-01-12 - 19:56:34 ] Mexico (Notimex) - German luxury car maker Audi said it has surpassed its production goals in Mexico after one year of operations in the country.
During its first year in Mexico, Audi produced 158,550 units of its Q5 model, made in its plant in the eastern state of Puebla.
"We owe this achievement in particular to our committed employees who beat...