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Number of Mexican tourists to Canada surges 13 percent
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 figures, Mexico is the fourth source of tourists...
Mexico seeks more trade with South Korea
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 2017, bilateral trade reached almost $19.2 billion.
Economy picks up in first quarter: Finance Ministry
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 March, the economy grew 1.1 percent compared with...
Eight years as world’s leading silver producer
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 production are Peru, China, Russia and Chile.