Top U.S. commerce officials are scheduled to hear public comments through Thursday this week on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, including from one Arizona trade representative.
Sen. Jeff Flake will meet in Washington Tuesday with a delegation of senators visiting from Mexico, and the central topic on the agenda is expected to be the negotiations for trade in North America that will begin later this year.
May was Mexico’s deadliest month on record since the peak of the drug war, but drug activity is likely only one reason for the spike.
Sonora officials say the loss of the planned manufacturing of the Ford Focus in their state will be overshadowed by investments they expect to total $3.2 billion over the next year.
Businesses in the American and Mexican food and beverage industry are finding it difficult to swallow the new agreement for trading sugar between the two countries. But deal seems to be palatable for producers of alternative sweeteners.
Arizona’s neighboring state of Sonora will not produce Ford’s Focus model as originally planned by the company, and their new business strategy might affect both sides of the border.
The Mexican government denied on Monday afternoon any involvement in the reported illegal surveillance of high-profile activists and journalists in the country.
Mezcal has become a booming business for Oaxaca, Mexico. The pungent booze is being marketed throughout the U.S. and not just at the consumer level: the industry is looking for serious investors.
A month ago, the murder of a respected editor and reporter brought attention to the killings of journalists in Mexico. And while some organizations call for justice, the Mexican government is offering a reward.
At a sales show in Mexico City, one successful Arizona company helped others find a way to enter the Latin American market.