22May

Nearshoring: A Game-Changer for Mexico’s Economic Landscape

  • Posted by México
  • On Wednesday May 22nd, 2024
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The Concept of Nearshoring: A Paradigm Shift in Global Trade Nearshoring, also known as the relocation of investments to Mexico, has emerged as a pivotal strategy, fueled by the trade agreement among Mexico, the United States, and Canada (T-MEC). Amidst the backdrop of trade disputes between the United States and China, this relocation trend has […]
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22May

China’s secretive investments in Colombia

  • Posted by Colombia
  • On Wednesday May 22nd, 2024
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Companies controlled by China’s authoritarian government have been granted critical infrastructure projects in Colombia and plan to expand their influence.   The Chinese government’s increased stakes in Colombia are the result of trade deals made with Bogota between 2008 and 2019, and Beijing’s growing imperial ambitions.   Many of the projects controlled by Chinese corporations were obtained […]
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15Apr

Mexico Ranks 21st in Kearney’s Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index

  • Posted by México
  • On Monday April 15th, 2024
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Mexico has secured the 21st position in Kearney’s Global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index, which ranks economies attracting foreign capital. This marks its re-entry into the top 25, after being excluded for the past four years. Topping the list are the United States, followed by Canada, China (including Hong Kong), the United Kingdom, and […]
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15Apr

Colombia Invites American Buyers to Explore Opportunities at the 100th Business Matchmaking Forum

  • Posted by Colombia
  • On Monday April 15th, 2024
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ProColombia, the promotion agency of the country, part of the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Tourism, announces the 100th edition of its largest exports event, the Business Matchmaking Forum, which will take place in Colombia, at Cartagena’s Convention Center from April 22nd to 26th.   As Colombia’s foremost international trade promotion activity, the Forum provides […]
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20Mar

Mexico: The Preferred Destination for Expatriates with 90% Satisfaction

  • Posted by Mario Galicia
  • On Wednesday March 20th, 2024
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Mexico has gained worldwide recognition as the preferred destination for expatriates, exceeding expectations and setting an exceptional standard of satisfaction. With an astonishing 90% satisfaction among expatriates who have chosen Mexico as their home, the country stands out with an impressive 18% above the global average. What makes Mexico so attractive to those seeking a […]
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20Mar

Colombia economic growth forecast at 1.8% in 2024

  • Posted by Colombia
  • On Wednesday March 20th, 2024
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Colombia’s economy is forecast to grow 1.8% in 2024, while inflation is expected to slow to 5%, paving the way for the central bank to cut its benchmark interest rate to some 8%, Finance Minister Ricardo Bonilla said on Thursday.   GDP growth for 2023 is expected to have reached 1.2%, he added, lower than […]
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20Feb

The Growth of Mexico’s Technological Sector: A Nearshoring Opportunity

  • Posted by México
  • On Tuesday February 20th, 2024
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In recent years, Mexico has emerged as a key player in the global technological landscape, offering a myriad of opportunities for nearshoring ventures. This article explores the exponential growth of Mexico’s tech industry and the lucrative prospects it presents for companies seeking to establish nearshore operations.   Mexico’s Tech Industry on the Rise   Mexico’s […]
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20Feb

POLL-Colombia economy will have grown 1.1% in 2023, headed for 1.2% in 2024

  • Posted by Colombia
  • On Tuesday February 20th, 2024
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Colombia’s economy will have expanded 1.1% in 2023, hit by high interest rates and inflation pressures, and recovery this year and next will be slow, a Reuters survey showed on Thursday.   The projections by 23 analysts for last year’s figure fluctuated between 0.8% and 1.4%.   The modest expansion would compare with growth of […]
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12Jan

Colombia economic growth forecast at 1.8% in 2024

  • Posted by Colombia
  • On Friday January 12th, 2024
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Colombia’s economy is forecast to grow 1.8% in 2024, while inflation is expected to slow to 5%, paving the way for the central bank to cut its benchmark interest rate to some 8%, Finance Minister Ricardo Bonilla said on Thursday.   GDP growth for 2023 is expected to have reached 1.2%, he added, lower than […]
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21Nov

Fostering bilateral business opportunities between India and Colombia

  • Posted by Colombia
  • On Tuesday November 21st, 2023
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India and Colombia can leverage multilateral cooperation and enhance investment through the Colombian Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) for infrastructure framework, an ambitious plan launched in 2015 as a 4 Generation Infrastructure Program – making Colombia the second country in all of Latin America with the most models of PPP after Chile.   Cristhian Salamanca Garcia   […]
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21Nov

SRS Awarded Ecovadis Bronze Medal for Excellence in Sustainability

  • Posted by México
  • On Tuesday November 21st, 2023
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[Mexico City] – STAFF RELOCATION SERVICES DE MEXICO S DE RL DE CV (SRS) is proud to announce that it has been awarded the Ecovadis Bronze Medal in recognition of its dedication and unwavering commitment to corporate sustainability including the environment, ethics, labor practices, and responsible supply chains.   Ecovadis is one of the world’s […]
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12Oct

PETRO REVEALS STRATEGY TO CHANGE COLOMBIA’S SOCIO-ECONOMIC MODEL

  • Posted by Colombia
  • On Thursday October 12th, 2023
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National Development model sent to Congress for approval   President Gustavo Petro revealed the proposals with which the government hopes to radically “change” Colombia’s socio-economic policies in the coming years.   In the 150-page National Development Plan (PND), the administration outlined how it plans to implement the policies promised by the president ahead of his election last […]
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12Oct

EU Envisions a $250 Million Investment in Southern Mexico

  • Posted by México
  • On Thursday October 12th, 2023
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The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USaid), has unveiled an ambitious plan to mobilize resources and technical support in southern Mexico with the goal of boosting the regional economy and generating over $250 million in annual sales and investments. This initiative is part of an effort to address population […]
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20Sep

Colombia gets $70m from new global renewable integration fund.

  • Posted by Colombia
  • On Wednesday September 20th, 2023
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“Colombia will get the first pay-out of a $300m Climate Investment Funds pot for transmission lines, batteries, EV chargers and green hydrogen.”   Colombia is set to be the first country to benefit from a new fund to help the roll-out of renewable energy across the world.   The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) will lend […]
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20Sep

Chinese Companies Eyeing Relocation to Mexico City and Neighboring States

  • Posted by México
  • On Wednesday September 20th, 2023
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A growing number of Chinese companies are looking to relocate their operations to Mexico City and neighboring states. This trend is being driven by a number of factors, including the rising cost of labor in China, the ongoing trade war with the United States, and the need to be closer to key markets in North […]
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15Aug

Colombia: Record Growth

  • Posted by Colombia
  • On Tuesday August 15th, 2023
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Colombia’s economic rebound enters a transitional phase. MAY 02, 2023 Author: NIC WIRTZ   Colombia’s strong economic turnaround coming out of the Covid-19 pandemic was fueled by a dual focus on energy sustainability and tourism, producing a 10.6% jump in GDP growth in 2021—the highest recorded growth since the government’s statistical authority started keeping records […]
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15Aug

Unlocking Growth: Key Sectors Paving the Way in Mexico

  • Posted by México
  • On Tuesday August 15th, 2023
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Introduction:   As Mexico continues to position itself as a thriving hub for international investment and business expansion, several sectors stand out as prime avenues for growth. From technology to manufacturing, Mexico’s strategic location, skilled workforce, and evolving economic landscape make it a fertile ground for investors seeking new horizons. Here are the most promising […]
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06Jul

China’s Bet on Colombia, Seeking Its ‘Golden Age’ in Latin America

  • Posted by Colombia
  • On Thursday July 6th, 2023
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In the last two decades, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has played a fundamental role in the economies of Latin America. Between 2005 and 2017, China lent several countries in the region close to $136 billion.   The amount exceeded what, for the same period, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the […]
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