According to the United States Census Bureau, Mexico, one of three partners in the 20-plus-year-old NAFTA agreement, is the US's third largest trading partner and second largest market for exports. Join The Economist's one-hour virtual event to explore how US companies can best leverage trade opportunities and information, including the Department of Commerce Look South Initiative, as more businesses fuel growth with cross-border imports and exports.

Mexico Ascendant: How to Grow Cross-Border Trade, is one of several conferences in The Economist’s "Trade Horizons" series and will examine how US companies can best leverage the $507 billion import-export market with Mexico.


August 5th, 2014. 1 PM ET

Duncan Wood. Director, Mexico Institute, The Wilson Center
Jodi Hanson Bond. Vice-president, Americas, US Chamber of Commerce
Irene Mia. Regional director, Latin America and the Caribbean, The Economist Intelligence Unit
Augie Picado. UPS Mexico country manager and vice-president of marketing for the Americas region
Bruce Torre. Senior director, global service operations and logistics, Ciena Corporation
Connect with Mexico Institute's Director @AztecDuncan, speakers and attendees on Twitter via #GlobalTrade