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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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