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November 24, 2017
The Chamber of Deputies urged the federal government and the National Commission of Minimum Wages (Conasami) to increase the minimum wage to $100 pesos per day as of January 1, 2018. The Chamber called on the agency to immediately convene representatives of trade unions and the employers’ sector to begin working on the increase. When...
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Mexico’s economy contracted 0.3 percent in the third quarter versus the previous three-month period, the first contraction in nearly two years, the national statistics agency said on Friday, after hurricanes and earthquakes pounded the country. Third quarter gross domestic product grew 1.5 percent in annual terms compared to the same period a year earlier. Mexico...
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Monsanto
Monsanto Co said on Thursday that Mexico’s agriculture sanitation authority SENASICA had revoked its permit to commercialize genetically modified soy in seven states, criticizing the decision as unjustified. Monsanto said in a statement that the permit had been withdrawn on unwarranted legal and technical grounds. The company said it would take the necessary steps to...
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