·        They reviewed the integration projects between Mexico and Texas, as well as the investment opportunities in Mexico’s energy sector.

·        The Mexican President began his working visit to Houston, Texas.

President Enrique Peña Nieto met this morning with Governor of Texas Greg Abbott, with whom he reviewed issues on the bilateral agenda such as integration projects between Mexico and Texas.

The president and the Governor of Texas also addressed issues related to the Matamoros-Brownsville, and Guadalupe-Tornillo railway crossing projects as well as the customs pre-clearance project.

At the meeting, during the Mexican president’s visit to Texas, they mentioned the prospects of the Mexican energy sector and the possibility that Texan companies, specializing in this area, could invest in our country.

President Peña Nieto told Governor Abbott of the Mexican Government’s commitment to making North America the world’s most competitive region and strengthening the common border as an area of prosperity for both nations.

Texas is one of the largest economies in the United States, and Mexico’s main trading partner in the United States, with trade in 2014 exceeding $192 billion USD, which has helped create jobs for more than 400,000 people.

After the meeting, President Peña Nieto attended a luncheon with executives of the international firm Information Handling Services (IHS), who congratulated him on the implementation of Energy Reform.