Trade & Investment
Zacks - Aeropostale Inc.plans to expand in Mexico. Starting this summer, the company will open Aeropostale shops within Liverpool department stores across Mexico. Aeropostale also will be opening its own stand-alone stores in Mexico.
Truckinginfo - Nearly two years after the U.S. and Mexico agreed to resume a long-haul cross-border pilot trucking program, the amount of participation by Mexican operations continues increasing, but only slowly and far from what federal officials had hoped.
Truckinginfo - Nearly two years after the U.S. and Mexico agreed to resume a long-haul cross-border trucking program between the two countries, participation by Mexican operations continues increasing, but only slowly and far from what federal officials hoped.
National Post - General Motors has set aside $691-million in hopes of expanding its production efforts in Mexico. Of the investment pie, $349-million will be dedicated to build a new factory in Silao to manufacture automatic transmissions.
TVNewsCheck - Telemundo Station Group is opening a new business development office in Mexico City. The new unit will support and generate investment from companies in Mexico and Latin America that are seeking to reach the U.S. Hispanic market.
Reuters - Mexico has restricted imports of live hogs from the United States because of the deadly piglet virus that has spread north of the border. The action does not affect shipments of U.S. pork to Mexico, it only affects live animals.
The Express Tribune - Mexican customs officials have quarantined 3,000 tons of rice from Pakistan after they discovered that the shipment was contaminated by a tiny beetle that destroys grain products, officials said Tuesday.
Huff Post - Since China President Xi Jinping and Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto agreed to boost trade, tequila producers have been gearing up to make the world's most populous country their second-biggest market, after the margarita-loving United States.
Reuters - Mexico has set duties on seamless steel tubes from China, the Asian giant's commerce ministry said on Friday, after a Mexican steel company complained about unfair pricing practices. The decision is a victory for TAMSA.
Reuters - Mexico will closely monitor local markets to make sure they remain liquid and orderly given an "over-reaction" to signals the U.S. Federal Reserve might start winding down its economic support, Finance Minister Luis Videgaray said on Thursday.