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Mexico presents urban development strategy to UN
Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico has presented a new urban development strategy to the UN which aims to build compact cities that guarantee accessible housing and inclusive public spaces.
The strategy was presented by Mexico's Urban Development Minister Rosario Robles.
The plan is in line with the UN's 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development Goals.
"Our country took an important step after the General...
Mexico is key tourism market for Illinois
Mexico (Notimex) - Mexico is one of the top three sources of tourism for the U.S. state of Illinois.
Together with China and Canada, Mexico is one of the top contributors of tourists to the state, said Cory Jobe, director of Tourism of Illinois.
In 2016, 195,000 Mexican tourists visited the state, he added.
Some 50 percent of Mexican tourists in Illinois visit for pleasure, 20 percent to see...
Private consumption continues growth trend
Mexico (Notimex) - Private consumption in Mexico grew 4.6 percent in March compared with the same month a year ebfore, the country's statistics agency INEGI said.
Consumption of imported goods grew 7.3 percent in the period, while consumption of domestic goods and services grew 4.4 percent.Photo: Notimex/Special
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...