Mexico to "conquer new markets" with its national beverage, tequila, with projections indicating that China will be the alcohol's No. 2 buyer in five years, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said.
"If we all do our part, it is forecast that 10 million liters of tequila will be exported to China within five years," the president said during the festival Monday of the Tequila Regulatory Council's twentieth commemoration in Guadalajara, the capital of the western state of Jalisco.
Jalisco is the origin of tequila, the Mexican national beverage, which is produced using the agave plant.
"The Chinese . . .