110.- Mexican agroindustry set to boost presence in Arab countries [ 2018-08-14 - 17:51:02 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico's agroindustry is set to become a strategic partner for Arab countries, with 52 Halal-certified companies. 
The goal of Mexico's Agriculture and Tourism ministries is to certify a total of 120 companies to expand exports in Arab countries. 
Arab countries represent a market of 1.6 billion people across 23 nations, said...
109.- Constellation Brands to invest $850 million in Mexico [ 2018-08-01 - 11:31:31 ] Mexico (Notimex) - U.S. producer and marketer of beer Constellation Brands has announced it will invest $850 million in Mexico to expand its production facilities. 
CEO Daniel Baima told Notimex that the company has already had positive conversations with President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
"We will invest in our facilities at Mexicali,...
108.- Mexican economy grows 2.7 percent [ 2018-07-31 - 09:49:00 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico's economy grew 2.7 percent in the second quarter of the year, compared with the same period in 2017, the country's statistics agency Inegi said. 
Growth was boosted mainly by a 3.4 percent surge in trade and services; 1.4 percent growth in the manufacturing sector and 1.8 percent growth in agriculture. 
The figure beats...
107.- Mexican economy grows 2.7 percent [ 2018-07-31 - 09:48:59 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico's economy grew 2.7 percent in the second quarter of the year, compared with the same period in 2017, the country's statistics agency Inegi said. 
Growth was boosted mainly by a 3.4 percent surge in trade and services; 1.4 percent growth in the manufacturing sector and 1.8 percent growth in agriculture. 
The figure beats...
106.- Pacific Alliance business leaders to boost trade [ 2018-07-30 - 11:57:07 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Business leaders from the Pacific Alliance member countries (Colombia, Chile, Peru and Mexico), will have access to new financing instruments to boost projects. 
The Pacific Alliance currently accounts for 57 percent of the region's trade, and the new financing instruments aim to surpass that amount. 
The new agreement was signed...
105.- Fitch upgrades Jalisco state rating [ 2018-07-20 - 11:22:05 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Fitch has upgraded the state of Jalisco's credit rating from A to A+, with a stable outlook.
The financial services company cited the state's low debt as the main reason for the upgrade. 
Jalisco's debt strengthens its chances of accessing better credit conditions and an improved liquidity, Fitch added. 
Other factors that had...
104.- Viva Aerobus to boost fleet in $3.5-billion deal [ 2018-07-19 - 21:04:11 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexican low-cost airline Viva Aerobus has announced that it will purchase 25 new Airbus A321 aircraft in a $3.5-billion deal. 
The company added that this historic transaction will renew and expand its fleet in order to continue with its offer of the lowest rates in the Mexican market. 
"This investment shows the confidence of...
103.- Volaris expands shipping service [ 2018-07-04 - 19:28:55 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris has inked a deal with Paquetexpress to offer domestic shipping services. 
In a statement the company said that it is currently the only Mexican airline to offer a shipping services directly through its website.
Customers, including independent, companies or corporate, can use the service by stating...
102.- Mexico's Coca-Cola FEMSA acquires Uruguay bottler Monresa [ 2018-06-29 - 10:39:04 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico's Coca-Cola FEMSA has acquired Uruguayan bottler Montevideo Refrescos (Monresa), which has an added value of $250 million. 
Monresa was founded in 1943 and is Uruguay's exclusive Coca-Cola bottler, with a market of 3.4 million consumers and 26,000 sales points. 
The acquisition means Coca-Cola FEMSA is now present in 11...
101.- Economic activity up 4.5 percent in April [ 2018-06-22 - 11:10:39 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico's economic activity grew 4.5 percent in April compared with the same month last year, the country's statistics agency Inegi said.
Manufacturing saw the best performance out of all the sectors during the period, with a 4.5 percent growth, followed by agriculture with 3.9 percent and trade and services with 3.8 percent.
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