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Mexico China business

In part one of this series, Mexico-China Economic Relations: New Administration, Same Old Shortcomings, I discussed how Mexico’s new federal administration does not seem to have a sophisticated strategy for dealing with China. In this post, I will discuss the implications of what appears to be the Federal Government’s China policy, based in large

China Mexico Trade

The China Daily recently interviewed Felipe Garcia, Commercial Counselor of the Mexican Embassy in Beijing regarding Mexico-China relations. The gist of the interview was that Mexico-China relations would improve under Mexico’s new federal administration because both countries want closer relations and because China knows just what is needed for such closer relations. In the China

China lawyerIn my last post, I discussed China’s efforts to build stronger economic ties with Mexico – and why Mexico should be clear-eyed about China’s motives. In this post, I will take a closer look at the current economic relationship between Mexico and China.

This entire post is in Spanish below.

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China and MexicoMexico and China have never had particularly close economic ties. But recent comments by Qiu Xiaoqi, China’s Ambassador to Mexico, suggest things may be about to change. After referencing President Trump’s threat to reject the TPP and renegotiate NAFTA, Ambassador Qiu stated that China would be Mexico’s “ally in Asia” and was “willing to redouble