Category: Business and Economy

Latin America’s Middle-Class Growing Pains
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Latin America’s Middle-Class Growing Pains

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 18, 2014

Recently, the World Bank released statistics revealing, for the first time in history, that by 2016 Latin America’s middle classes will outnumber the region’s poor. For a…

All Eyes On Mexico Energy Reform Creating Opportunities
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All Eyes On Mexico Energy Reform Creating Opportunities

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 17, 2014

In the next two weeks, Mexico’s lawmakers are expected to release a series of Mexico energy reform bills, known as the secondary laws, that should begin to…

First Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Puerto Vallarta Opens
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First Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Puerto Vallarta Opens

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 16, 2014

Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Puerto Vallarta Announced. InterContinental Hotels Grouphas introduced one of its most successful brands to Puerto Vallarta with the opening of the 115-room,…

Market Research: Travel and Tourism in Mexico to 2018
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Market Research: Travel and Tourism in Mexico to 2018

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 16, 2014

Travel and Tourism in Mexico to 2018 is a new market research publication announced by Reportstack. The global financial crisis in 2009 had a negative impact on…

Former President of Mexico Discusses the Economics of Climate Change
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Former President of Mexico Discusses the Economics of Climate Change

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 15, 2014

During an address at the Business School on Monday, former President of Mexico Felipe Calderon argued that although private sector companies are often hesitant to adopt climate…

Modest February Industrial Growth, Reduces Recession Fears in Mexico
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Modest February Industrial Growth, Reduces Recession Fears in Mexico

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 11, 2014

After a weak start in 2014, enthusiasm for Mexico, which passed a landmark energy reform and is undergoing anti-trust reforms in the communications industry, is fizzling out.…

Oxxo, second in retail sales in 2013
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Oxxo, second in retail sales in 2013

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 10, 2014

The convenience store chain Oxxo, of FEMSA, ranked second retailer in terms of sales per square meter last year, behind Walmart, but above three of the major…

Fisterra Energy Closes Deal on Mexico’s Largest Wind Farm Project
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Fisterra Energy Closes Deal on Mexico’s Largest Wind Farm Project

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 10, 2014

Fisterra Energy, a company majority owned by funds managed by Blackstone (NYSE:BX), and Blackstone Energy Partners, Blackstone's energy-focused private equity business, today announced it has reached a…

Is the Mexico ETF a Better Play on Latin America?
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Is the Mexico ETF a Better Play on Latin America?

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 08, 2014

Latin America, dominated mostly by Brazil, seems to have lost luster since the taper talk was initiated in the U.S. last year. Apart from the external shocks,…

Scotiabank expects to finance $10 bn in energy projects in Mexico
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Scotiabank expects to finance $10 bn in energy projects in Mexico

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 06, 2014

Canadian banking giant Scotiabank plans to finance oil industry projects worth $10 billion in Mexico over the next four years, a high-level executive said. Oil giants BP…

Financial support to entrepreneurs in Puerto Vallarta
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Financial support to entrepreneurs in Puerto Vallarta

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 06, 2014

In the coming days the National Institute of Entrepreneurship will be holding classes in Puerto Vallarta to promote entrepreneurship and assist those business owners who have less…

Mexico – Panama Treaty, plan to increase trade and investment between the two nations
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Mexico – Panama Treaty, plan to increase trade and investment between the two nations

Vallarta Daily News - Apr 05, 2014

Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico´s president and Ricardo Martinelli, president from Panamá signed yesterday, after eight months of negotiations, a Free Trade Agreement in the IX World Economic…