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Mexico Ascendant: How to Grow Cross-Border Trade

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.

Mexico Ascendant: How to Grow Cross-Border Trade

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.

Video: http://upstradehorizons.economist.com/session/mexico-ascendant/

August 5th, 2014. 1 PM ET http://www.economist.com/events-conferences/americas/mexico-ascendant

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

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Duncan Wood

Duncan Wood

Vice President for Strategy & New Initiatives; Senior Advisor to the Mexico Institute; Interim Director, Global Europe Program
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Mexico Institute

The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute.   Read more