Category: Business and Economy

Mexico’s Consumer Protection Agency takes on airline wait times and baggage fees
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Mexico’s Consumer Protection Agency takes on airline wait times and baggage fees

Associated Press - Jun 27, 2017

Mexico's consumer agency has announced fines and new rules meant to protect travelers from airlines, especially in the areas of bag fees and delays. The federal consumer…

Mexican peso hits 10-month high
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Mexican peso hits 10-month high

Reuters - Jun 09, 2017

Mexico's peso currency reached an almost 10-month high on Friday and data on derivatives market bets showed investors have taken the most optimistic view on the currency…

Exxon gas stations coming to Mexico
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Exxon gas stations coming to Mexico

Reuters - May 18, 2017

Exxon Mobil Corp announced it will bring its Mobil-brand gas stations to Mexico, pumping $300 million in the coming decade as it seeks to gain a foothold…

GE backs NAFTA and voices support for Mexico
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GE backs NAFTA and voices support for Mexico

Reuters - May 14, 2017

General Electric (GE.N) on Friday praised Mexico as a big part of its future and said the company is "very supportive" of the North American Free Trade…

Mexico’s Pemex hedges oil output for first time in 11 years
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Mexico’s Pemex hedges oil output for first time in 11 years

Reuters - Apr 25, 2017

Mexican state-owned oil company Pemex said on Tuesday it has hedged its output through December, the first time it has done so in 11 years, in a…

Mexico inflation rises to nearly 8-year high
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Mexico inflation rises to nearly 8-year high

Reuters - Apr 24, 2017

Mexican annual inflation rose more than expected in early April to hit its fastest pace in nearly 8 years, which could bode for further interest rate hikes…

Mexico’s economy starts strong in 2017
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Mexico’s economy starts strong in 2017

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 12, 2017

The election of Donald Trump as U.S. president last year raised the specter of economic recession in Mexico, sent the country's peso into a tailspin, and threatened…

Mexico’s automotive industry breaks production and export record
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Mexico’s automotive industry breaks production and export record

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 06, 2017

In March 2017, the production and export of light vehicles in Mexico grew 36.7 and 32.7 percent, respectively, bringing the industry to new historical figures. In a…

Chinese automaker looking to build plants in two Mexican states
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Chinese automaker looking to build plants in two Mexican states

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 05, 2017

Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor Co Ltd is considering building an auto plant in two Mexican states hit by U.S. President Donald Trump's drive to make American…

Mexico Tourism is becoming a hotspot for investors
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Mexico Tourism is becoming a hotspot for investors

Reuters - Apr 03, 2017

Mexican airports and tourism operators are fast becoming a hotspot for investors betting they will escape the trade-related worries that have squeezed some other assets there, with…

Mexico central bank seen slowing pace of hikes after peso rally
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Mexico central bank seen slowing pace of hikes after peso rally

Reuters - Mar 27, 2017

Mexico's central bank is expected to raise its benchmark interest rate this week for the fifth meeting in a row, but policymakers are seen slowing the pace…

BP plans entry into Mexico’s once-closed retail gasoline market
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BP plans entry into Mexico’s once-closed retail gasoline market

Reuters - Mar 09, 2017

Motorists will be able to fill up their gas tanks at about 1,500 new BP service stations the oil major plans to open across Mexico over the…