Trade & Investment

Trade & Investment

Gov. Jerry Brown, Pena Nieto talk trade in Los Angeles

LAT - Gov. Jerry Brown and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto shared the stage in Los Angeles to speak about opportunities for the Golden State and its southern neighbor to work together.

http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-jerry-brown-mexico-president-20140825-story.html

Mexico to offer $4.9 billion in electric projects

AP - Mexico says it expects to put out for bid $4.9 billion in electrical generation and natural gas pipeline projects as part of the opening of the state-run energy sector. It didn't set a date for the opening of bidding.

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/mexico-offer-49-billion-electric-projects-25027492

Mexico hopes to lure $50.5 billion in energy tenders

Reuters - Mexico expects to attract $50.5 billion in new private and foreign investment by 2018 as part of a historic opening of its oil sector that begins next year with a first round of contracts, the country's top oil officials said.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/13/mexico-reforms-energy-idUSL2N0QJ1MG20140813

Mexico to be world's largest poultry importer

World Poultry - Next year Mexico will become the largest poultry importer in the world, surpassing Japan, according to projections from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/Markets--Trade/2014/8/USDA-Mexico-to-be-the-worlds-largest-poultry-importer-1575462W/

Pulse Beverage to introduce coconut water in Mexico

Denver Business Journal - Pulse Beverage Corp. said Wednesday it is entering the Mexico market, establishing a subsidiary south of the border to introduce its coconut water products there.

http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2014/08/13/pulse-beverage-launches-mexico-subsidiary.html

U.S. potato leaders mull strategy for Sinaloa ban

Capital Press - U.S. potato industry leaders are exploring legal options after a judge in Sinoloa restricted access to their fresh exports, and they’ll likely pursue USDA funding to support their efforts.

http://www.capitalpress.com/Nation_World/Nation/20140807/us-spud-leaders-mull-mexico-strategy#.U-TkdoBdV68

Mexico falls a year behind in sharing water with U.S.

Valley Morning Star - As of July 26, Mexico has failed to deliver to the U.S. more than 361,000 acres feet of water, which puts the country more than a year behind in overall volume.

http://www.valleymorningstar.com/news/local_news/article_3648ac0a-1dfe-11e4-a47d-001a4bcf6878.html

Calif. governor wraps up three-day trip to Mexico

AP — California Gov. Jerry Brown wrapped up a three-day visit to Mexico Wednesday, saying he will work with the U.S. government to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis, which took center stage on his trade mission.

http://news.yahoo.com/californias-governor-wraps-trip-mexico-192914101.html

Japan and Mexico sign carbon trade deal

Reuters - Japan and Mexico have signed a deal for Japanese companies to earn carbon credits by investing in technology to cut greenhouse gas emissions in Mexico - in Japan's 12th bilateral carbon agreement.

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/07/28/japan-mexico-carbon-idUKL6N0Q32DT20140728

U.S., Mexico sign formal produce safety agreement

Food Safety News - U.S. and Mexico food safety officials have signed a statement of intent last week forming a partnership to promote the safety of fresh and minimally processed agricultural products.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2014/07/us-mexico-enter-formal-produce-safety-partnership/#.U9ZajYBdV68

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