In the framework of
the participation of the President of the Republic, Enrique Peña Nieto, in the
70th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, the Secretary of
Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, held various meetings in New York City.
As part of his
first day of activities, the head of the Secretariat of Economy attended the
forum "Opportunities of Investment in the countries of the Pacific
Alliance," organized by the Financial Times and El Dorado Investments.
The event was
attended by the Presidents of the four countries of the Pacific Alliance, who
they discussed, among other topics, the challenges that emerging markets have
to face in the current international economic scenario and the business
opportunities offered by the members of the Alliance to investors.
On the second day,
the Secretary Guajardo Villarreal, accompanied by the Ministers of Trade and
Finance of Chile, Colombia and Peru, led the Bell Ringing on the Stock Exchange
of New York.
Secretary participated in the panel "Trade Integration of the Pacific
Alliance", in which he exhibited before 200 senior business people, the
importance of promoting trade among the four countries that are part of this
initiative; the challenge facing the Alliance to be inserted in the global production
chains; and the works are done to achieve these objectives.
Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal also held meetings with businessmen, with whom he
shared the benefits of the reforms undertaken by Mexico during the
administration of President Enrique Peña Nieto, the favorable business
environment that prevails in Mexico and the advantages the country offers to