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Over the past few years investment conditions in Mexico have been increasingly questioned by analysts and the media, citing decisions such as the cancellation of the Constellation Brands plant in Mexicali and of the Mexico City international airport that was being constructed in Texcoco.

Is it possible that adequate conditions for investment do not exist in Mexico? What does this mean for economic cooperation and integration in North America?

This essay is part of the series, "Strengthening North American Ties - A Must For Competitiveness," by the Wilson Center's Mexico and Canada Institutes. 

About the Author

Magdalena Carral

Magdalena Carral

Mexico Institute, Advisory Board Member;
Partner, Carral, Sierra y Asociados S.C.
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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

Canada Institute

Bound by common geopolitical interests and strong economic and cultural ties, Canada and the United States enjoy the world's most successful bilateral relationship. The Wilson Center's Canada Institute is the only public policy forum in the world dedicated to the full spectrum of Canada-U.S. issues. The Canada Institute is a global leader for policymakers, academics and business leaders to engage in non-partisan, informed dialogue about the current and future state of the relationship.     Read more