Trade & Investment
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.