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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.
Mining investments in Mexico reach $51 billion
[ 2018-06-04 - 12:42:45 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Over the past 12 years, mining companies have invested a total of $51 billion in projects in Mexico, according to the country's mining chamber.
In 2014, the Mining Fund for Sustainable Development received $129.5 million for projects in 25 states.
"The difficulties that the mining sector faced were caused mainly by a fall in metal...
Mexico seen breaking export record to China
[ 2018-06-01 - 16:35:29 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico's exports to China are on track to grow 17 percent by year end, compared with the record-breaking exports to the Asian giant in 2017, the Mexico-China Chamber of Commerce said.
Last year, Mexico's exports to China reached $6.7 billion, the highest figure on record.
This year, the figure could grow even more, showing the competitiveness...
Tens of thousands to take part in China HomeLife Expo
[ 2018-05-29 - 21:21:40 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Some 35,000 entrepreneurs will take part at the second edition of the China HomeLife Expo in Mexico.
The event could attract deals wort more than $500 million, said the event manager Andrea Narváez.
More than 1,000 Chinese companies will take part at the event from June 12 to 14 in Mexico City, from sectors and industries including...
Foreign direct investment surges 19.6 percent in first quarter
[ 2018-05-21 - 16:08:19 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Foreign direct investment in Mexico reached $9.5 billion in the first quarter of the year, up 19.6 percent from the same period last year, the Economy Ministry said.
The figure is the highest (preliminary) on record, the ministry added.
Foreign investment during the current adminstration (2012-2018) totals $181.7 billion, 15 percent...
Mexican economy continues growth trend
[ 2018-05-21 - 10:28:55 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico's economy continued to grow through the first quarter of this year, while inflation maintained a downward trend, according to Citibanamex analysts.
The bank said that the Mexican economy grew 1.4 percent year-on-year in the first three months of 2018, higher than last year's 1.2 percent.
"This is because the manufacturing...
Mexico is strategic for Galician businesses
[ 2018-05-04 - 19:25:31 ]
Mexico (Notimex) – Mexico is a strategic platform for companies in Galicia, Spain, as it allows access to North and South American markets.
“In the past two years, we’ve increased our exports to Mexico more than 40 percent, and there are currently 500 companies exporting to that market. Over the past year, exports surpassed 500 million euros,”...
Exports to Canada surge in March
[ 2018-05-03 - 16:04:55 ]
Ottawa (Notimex) - Mexican exports to Canada surged 39.2 percent in March compared with the previous month, Statistics Canada said.
The figure represents $2.6 billion.
Canada's exports to Mexico grew 12 percent in the same period, reaching $5.4 million.
The trade balance continues to be favorable for Mexico, and almost doubled in March compared with...
Mexico aims to become world's fifth largest car producer
[ 2018-05-02 - 17:49:34 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico is aiming to become the fifth largest automobile producer in the world by 2020, with an annual production of 5 million vehicles.
Mexico is currently seventh, will reach fifth place after new proposed plants are inaugurated, said Osvaldo Belmont, director of the Mexican Automobile Industry Association, AMIA.
This year, production...
Exports surge 10 percent in March
[ 2018-04-27 - 11:39:46 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico's exports grew 10 percent year-on-year in March boosted by car sales, the country's statistics agency Inegi said.
From January to March, Mexico's exports reached $105.6 billion, up 11.5 percent frm the same period last year.
Oil exports grew 33 percent and non-oil exports grew 10 percent in the period.
Exports to the U.S....