Mexico and Canada urge three-way NAFTA talks with US


Mexico City (AFP) – Canada and Mexico on Tuesday May 23 insisted that an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement demanded by the United States must be negotiated in three-way talks and not bilaterally. The foreign ministers of the two countries discussed common ground ahead of the talks expected to start in August at the urging More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Mexico economic growth holds steady

Increased farm output and services led Mexico’s economy to grow at the same clip in the first quarter as in the previous three-month period, shrugging off fears that Donald Trump’s presidency would quickly More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Wal-Mart close to settling alleged bribery cases in Mexico and elsewhere: sources

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is preparing to pay roughly $300 million USD to resolve a long-running U.S. investigation into allegations of bribery by its employees in Mexico and other countries, according to people familiar More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Canadian direct investment keeps growing in Querétaro

QUERÉTARO, Qro – “Certus” Automotive Company, Canadian enterprise specialized on automotive production, has inaugurated its first plant in the Aerotech Industrial Park, municipality of Colón, with an investment More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

U.S. remittances to Guanajuato register new record levels

Thousands of Guanajuato families depend directly on remittances sent by their relatives who work in the United States, reported Televisa Noticias. Iliana Rodríguez, wife of a Mexican immigrant, literally stated More...

BUSINESS-09/03/2012-Pictured at the launch today (Friday 9th March) of Enterprise Ireland’s new initiative “Get Export Ready” , which urges Irish companies with export potential to start exporting to expand their businesses and stimulate jobs growth, was new exporterTomás O’Leary, MD, Origina Ltd, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton T.D and Frank Ryan, CEO Enterprise Ireland. Enterprise Ireland will run a series of awareness events around the country to inspire and encourage a new cohort of companies to consider exporting.  Visit the Get Export Ready website on for more information.  (NO FEE FOR REPRO) Credit Gary O' Neill
By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Importers and exporters from Mexico, Canada and the U.S. to meet in León

The Produce Marketing Association is hosting the 10th annual edition of Fresh Connections: Mexico, on May 24-25 in León, Guanajuato, Mexico. The two-day event brings together produce suppliers and buyers from More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

New Chinese car brands arrive in Mexico

Mexico’s Secretary of Economy indicates that in 2016, 10,443 vehicles were imported from the Asian country, of brands that seek to erase the bad image left by FAW, brought to Mexico in 2007 by Grupo Salinas. You More...

A bluefin tuna swims inside farming pens in 2007 prior to harvest near Ensenada, Mexico.
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By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Mexico could seek millions from U.S. in “dolphin-safe” tuna dispute

As previously published on the San Miguel Times, the Trump’s administration is just about to loose a trade battle with Mexico. Mexico has long argued that U.S. labeling rules for dolphin-safe tuna unfairly More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Trump’s administration just lost a trade battle with Mexico

According to CNN, the U.S. just lost a trade battle with Mexico and this is the first great loss of the Trump era. Mexico and the U.S. have fought for years over tuna. The U.S. insists that any Mexican tuna sold More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Mazak machining systems to start operations in Querétaro

According to, Mazak customers in Mexico will soon benefit from enhanced levels of localized customer service and support with the grand opening of the Preci facility in Queretaro. The new More...