The dream of a unified North American electricity grid could not have been contemplated until Mexico's electricity market was opened to foreign companies in 2014. Today larger scale volumes of electricity are flowing in both directions across the Mexico-United States border with implications for prices in both nations.
When it comes to oil, Mexico is a major business partner to the U.S., and American investors are even looking into Mexico’s expanding energy market. But recent violent clashes in Mexico’s black market oil could affect those investments.
In Mexico, it’s become popular among business and government types to say they’re preparing for the impending negotiation of NAFTA. They say they want to diversify their business interests beyond deals with the United States. And in Mexico’s booming car industry, one big new player — China — is already moving in.
Mexico has been victim of drug-related violence and corruption for years. But a new bill passed last Friday may change all that.
Eight Arizona companies will be represented this week at the Mexico Aerospace Fair just outside Mexico City.
President Donald Trump hits his first 100 days in office this week. It’s been a tumultuous stride towards one of his primary goals: how to manage the U.S.-Mexico border, even as the biggest project – paying for a border wall – threatens to cause a government shutdown. The Border’s New Boundaries series begins with a report on a federal project involving not concrete border walls but digital ones.
Mexico is weighing economic retaliation against the U.S. to counter what Mexicans say is an anti-Mexico American administration. One idea under consideration is a boycott of U.S. corn. Mexico is the number one export market for U.S. corn. And U.S. corn producers are in Mexico City right now lobbying against the idea.
After Donald Trump’s inauguration in January, the Mexican peso reached its lowest level against the US dollar. But in April, the Mexican currency is showing signs of recovery.
A newspaper on the Mexican border announced it was closing down operations after a reporter in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua was assassinated late last month.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to give tribes more sovereignty when it comes to regulating industries such as coal. He spoke to reporters Wednesday after the Trump administration lifted a moratorium on federal coal leases.