59.- Number of Mexican tourists to Canada surges 13 percent [ 2018-05-24 - 10:52:27 ] Ottawa (Notimex) - The number of Mexican visitors to Canada reached 34,000 in March, up 13 percent from the 30,000 in the same month last year, Statistics Canada said.
The number of Mexican tourists to Canada has been increasing every month.
Last year, a total of 372,000 Mexicans visited Canada, with an average monthly figure of 31,000.
With these...
58.- Mexico seeks more trade with South Korea [ 2018-05-22 - 15:26:45 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico is seeking to increase its trade with South Korea, its sixth largest trading partner in the world.
Paulo Carreño, the director of Mexico's investment promotion agency ProMexico, is visiting South Korea to seek more investment opportunities.
Mexico is a strategic country for South Korea in Latin America, ProMexico said.
In...
57.- Economy picks up in first quarter: Finance Ministry [ 2018-05-01 - 10:32:08 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico's economy continued to recover during the last quarter of 2017 and the first quarter of this year, the Finance Ministry said.
The country's economy  had been affected by the September earthquakes.
One of the highlights in the first quarter was an improvement in external demand, the ministry's report said.
From January to...
56.- Eight years as world’s leading silver producer [ 2018-04-13 - 17:45:04 ] Mexico (Notimex) – For the eighth straight year, Mexico ranked as the world’s leading producer of silver, with 196 million ounces in 2017.
The figure represents an increase of 10 million ounces compared with the previous year, mainly due to the increase in production at the San Julián, Fresnillo and Peñasquito mines.
Following Mexico in silver...
55.- Interjet aims to launch 30 new routes this year [ 2018-04-11 - 16:33:40 ] Mexico (Notimex) - Mexican low-cost carrier Interjet announced it is planning to launch 30 new domestic and international routes this year.
The international routes include Guadalajara-San Francisco; Cancun-San Francisco and Guadalajara-Chicago, the airline said.
CEO José Luis Garza added that the plans also include two new routes to Colombia.
Also...
54.- Mexican exports to Canada up 19 percent [ 2018-04-06 - 14:31:49 ] Ottawa (Notimex) – Mexican exports to Canada grew 19 percent in February, compared with the previous month, Canada’s statistics agency said.
The figure represents $2.2 billion in February, from the $1.8 billion in January.
Canadian exports to Mexico dropped 5 percent in the same period, reaching $473 million, down from the $464 million in January.
Mexico’s...
53.- Cepal praises Mexican fiscal performance [ 2018-03-26 - 17:18:20 ] Santiago (Notimex) - The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Cepal, has praised Mexico's fiscal performance over the past months, particularly the administration's efforts to curb spending.
"The 0.3 percent primary deficit in the country's GDP in 2016, became a 1.3 percent surplus in 2017," Cepal said in its Latin America Fiscal...
52.- Mexico-EU trade deal update seen ready after Easter [ 2018-03-22 - 12:05:16 ] Brussels – Mexico is confident that it will finish talks to update its trade deal with the EU after the Easter holiday period, said the country’s Undersecretary for Commerce, Juan Carlos Baker.
“We are very close to the goal. In the past two months, we’ve been able to agree on several issues,” he said after a meeting in Brussels.
But, Baker...
51.- Mexico joins regional Pacific Ocean conservation initiative [ 2018-03-09 - 14:15:34 ] Mexico (Notimex) – Mexico has joined Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia and Ecuador in an initiative aimed at protecting the wildlife, islands and ecosystems in the Pacific Ocean.
The move comes during the World Ocean Summit 2018, where Mexico showcased the Revillagigedo Natural Park in the Pacific Ocean, the largest of its kind in North America.
The...
50.- Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru to bolster integration process [ 2018-03-07 - 09:57:23 ] Mexico (Notimex) - The Presidents of the Pacific Alliance member countries Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru have agreed to strengthen their integration process and increase productivity and competitiveness.
Through a videoconference, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto; Chile's Michelle Bachelet; Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos and Peru's Pedro Pablo...