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[27 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Mexico Truly Committed with the Environment and Aeronautical Industry through Bio Fuel Leadership

In recent years, Mexico has taken the lead in sustainable and environmental friendly initiatives. Derived from these initiatives, Mexico has achieved outstanding results such as Mexico’s city air quality improvement, outstanding green house emissions reductions, as well as indisputable leadership in COP16.
Now, Mexico has its eyes set on becoming a major World player in the production and consumption of bio jet fuels and it is taking all the necessary steps to become a World class leader in the sector. Oil prices have increased fivefold in just a few years raising …

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[24 Mar 2011 | One Comment | ]
Mexico: Leading Country in Business Location Competitiveness!

According to KPMG, Mexico is the best site for business locations, among 10 countries and 112 cities studied in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. The firm, in its 2010 study, “Competitive Alternatives: Guide to International Business Location”, conducts an analysis measuring the combined impact of 26 significant cost components that are most likely to vary by location, as applied to specific industries and business operations.
“Selecting the best site for a business operation requires consideration of both cost and other factors, that significantly influence the competitiveness of locations for different …

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[7 Feb 2011 | One Comment | ]
Mexico Causing Results in COP16!

The XVI International Conference on Climate Change, or COP 16 (Conference of the Parties) was held in Cancun from November 29 to December 10, 2010. This conference, organized under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, aimed at concluding a legally binding agreement on the climate that applies from 2012, when agreements reached at the Kyoto Protocol will be concluded. It was programmed after the 2009 Copenhagen Conference failed to find such an agreement.
Unlike Last year´s conference in Copenhagen, in which too many expectations were drawn upon, the conference …

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[2 Feb 2011 | One Comment | ]
Mexican Entrepreneur Takes Coffee Drinking Experience Around the World!

Coffee came to Mexico from the Caribbean in the late 18th century, but it was not a grain that was exported in large quantities until the 1870s. Today, Mexico has about 100,000 small producers who reach a production of 972.000 tons of product each year. Mexico is the sixth largest producer of coffee worldwide and the leading coffee supplier to the United States.
Colombia and Brazil are the countries with the highest worldwide production with 17 million and 13.6 million tons, respectively. They are followed by Vietnam, Ethiopia and Indonesia. On …

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[1 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Mexico is a Major Contributor to the World´s Economic Growth

The world is going through a big change in which emerging markets are becoming more and more important. Mexico is one of these countries. According to a recent worldwide study by the financial group BBVA, Mexico is part of a select group of ten countries called EAGLES which stands for Emerging and Growth Leading Economies. This group is joined by a select group of countries that deserve particular attention for their individual contributions to global economic growth over the next ten years.
The EAGLES group consists of China, India, Brazil, Korea, …

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[9 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]
Mexicans Among the Most Hard Working in OECD

Sometimes, Mexicans have been portrait as a nation of lazy people. This is a deeply rooted perception that some Mexicans have of themselves. They make jokes about it and there is no one lazier than a Mexican, just another Mexican. There even exists a stereotype, which has circled around the world of a Mexican, taking a nap in a hammock between two cacti.
However, figures don’t lie. Contrary to some stereotypes, Mexicans are far away from being lazy according to world standards. Studies by the organization for Economic Cooperation and Development …

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[15 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Mexico World Leader in Hunger Reduction!

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) has been issued by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) since 2006. The GHI evaluates hunger for 122 non-industrialized countries from a multidimensional perspective, considering three basic indicators: 1) the proportion of undernourished people, 2) the proportion of underweight children under five and 3) the infant mortality rate.
According to GHI, eradicating malnutrition is one of the main challenges in the world if we consider that child malnutrition can cause serious damage to health in the adult life, besides affecting the productivity and earning potential …