They reviewed the integration projects between
Mexico and Texas, as well as the investment opportunities in Mexico’s energy
The Mexican President began his working visit to
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 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
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.
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.
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.