Mexico tech industry benefits from U.S. immigration policies (REUTERS)

A view of the Amazon fulfillment center in Mexico City, Mexico, September 12, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

REUTERS.- Since the beginning of the year, Inc (AMZN.O) has opened a new engineering office in Mexico City, while Facebook Inc (FB.O) has partnered with local groups to develop technical talent in the region. Oracle Corp (ORCL.N) plans to expand its offices in the Pacific coast state of Jalisco, local officials said, possibly bringing hundreds More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Mexican peso’s stellar run hit by Nafta fears: Financial Times

Financial expert and collaborator for the Financial Times Roger Blitz, says the Mexican peso’s stellar run has been hit hard by Nafta fears. The Mexican peso has been the most notable casualty of investor concern More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Canada and Mexico strongly reject NAFTA proposals by US officials

Canada, Mexico remain committed to continuing negotiations on NAFTA. Canada and Mexico will not abandon the negotiating table to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), in force between the three More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

China seeks to register the Mexican Nopal

Scholars, researchers, and producers from the Autonomous University of Chapingo (UACh) have urged the Mexican Government to protect the designation of origin of the nopal (prickly pear), a cactus China is seeking More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Mexico central bank signals ‘prudent’ policy amid NAFTA risks

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s central bank is likely to maintain a prudent monetary policy stance due to “adverse scenarios” in Mexican-U.S. ties, which could heighten risks for economic growth and More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Trump says open to bilateral Canada, Mexico pacts if NAFTA talks fail

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday October 11 he was open to bilateral trade pacts with either Canada or Mexico if a three-way deal cannot be reached to substantially revise More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

COMMENT: There is a serious risk of Trump withdrawing from NAFTA

There is a strong likelihood that US President Donald J. Trump will withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Robert Zoellick, a former US trade representative, said at the More...

Zonia Torres, director of Economic Development and Tourism (Photo: Periodico Correo)
By sanmigueltimes On Monday, October 9th, 2017

San Miguel Arts & Crafts export figures decline this year

In San Miguel de Allende, the arts & crafts industry is the second largest export sector in the municipality with sales of more than 6.1 million pesos(315,000 USD) a year. For the most part, exports go to the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, October 5th, 2017

3% growth prospects for Queretaro’s automotive industry

The automotive sector in Queretaro will have growth rates around 3% in 2017, estimated the General Director of the Automotive Cluster in Queretaro, Daniel Hernandez. This, considering the behavior of the national More...

Energy Secretary, Pedro Joaquin Coldwell (Photo: Periodico Correo)
By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Petrochemical plant in Guanajuato is viable: Sener

Mexico’s federal government considers it feasible to open a new petrochemical plant in Guanajuato that would help to reduce the energy sources currently imported from other countries, said Energy Secretary More...