Category: Export

APEAM seeks to increase the export of avocado to the United States

MEXICO CITY – The Association of Producers and Packers Exporters of Avocado in Mexico (APEAM) said that after closing the 2018-2019 season, it expects to exceed 1 million tons of avocados sent to the United States for the 2019-2020 season In a...

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Tariffs will not affect the industry, says Index

TIJUANA – The new threat given by US President Donald Trump to increase tariffs on Mexican steel is not affecting the industry at the moment, according to Luis Manuel Hernández, president of Index, coastal zone “Any increase affects the...

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Coahuila will begin a promotion strategy with India

SALTILLO – Coahuila authorities will start an advocacy strategy in India and they already have investment plans for an important data center The minister of Economy of Coahuila, Jaime Guerra Perez explained that in recent days he held meetings...

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Mexico approves the USMCA

MEXICO CITY – The Senate of the Republic in extraordinary session ratified the USMCA agreement, with 114 votes in favor, 4 against and 3 abstentions The ratification of the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) by the Mexican Senate...

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Agricultural sanitation boosts bovine meat’s exports in Nuevo Leon

MONTERREY – The compliance with sanitary standards allows Nuevo Leon to export 65,000 tons of beef per year, worth US$75 billion, stated Rafael Hernandez Benitez, general coordinator of Seguridad Sanitaria de la Secretaría de Desarrollo...

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U.S. investment moves forward in Sonora

SONORA – The water infrastructure works that the United States Government has financed in 12 of the 22 modules that operate in the Mexicali Valley and San Luis Río Colorado, Sonora, are nearly finished The investment is about US$20 million and...

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Steel tariff cancellation will benefit Mexico

CIUDAD JUAREZ – After the US government's decision to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum from Mexico and Canada, the impact on the country's economy will be positive and will be reflected significantly on this border, stated Armando Prado Rojas,...

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US-China trade war hits California’s wine industry

CALIFORNIA – California grape growers will receive aid from the federal government to ease the impact of tariffs imposed by the Trump administration and China The Department of Agriculture has announced a $16-billion aid package that will go to...

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U.S. lifts steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico

US – President Donald Trump lifted steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico, a move designed to ease one area of tensions even as the President's wider trade agenda faces an uncertain future A joint statement from the US and Canadian...

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U.S. China trade negotiations impacts West Texas cotton industry

LUBBOCK – Trade negotiations between the United States and China halted this week, forcing many American industries to face uncertainty, including agriculture Steve Verett, Executive Vice President of Plains Cotton Growers, noted the market does...

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