As part of his
working trip in Paris, France, the Secretary of Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo
Villarreal, participated on March 23, in a series of meetings to mark the economic
promotion and impulse of investment in Mexico, where he detailed the major
progress in implementing structural reforms in Mexico and highlighted the
interest of President Enrique Peña Nieto to consolidate relations with the
Guajardo Villarreal met with the crew of the Organisation for Economic
Co-operation and Development (OECD) to assess the state that keep the projects
between the Secretariat of Economy (SE) and the OECD. A review of progress in
the projects on Competition and Regulatory Reform was made, as well as the
organization of the Ministerial Meeting of Digital Economy in 2016, of which
Mexico will host.
At the meeting with
Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism
and French Nationals Abroad, the Secretary Guajardo discussed the business
relationship and mechanisms of economic cooperation between the two countries,
as well as areas of opportunity to increase bilateral trade and investment
flows. The meeting was also attended by the Ambassador of Mexico in France,
Agustín García López Loaeza.
Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo met with representatives of companies in the
automotive and aviation sectors (Renault and Airbus), in order to promote and
encourage investment projects in Mexico and promote the collaboration for the
development of supply chains between the two countries.
In the aviation
sector, Mexico is the 6th parts supplier to the US and has 300 companies in 18
states of Mexico, generating more than 45,000 skilled jobs. United States,
Canada, Germany and France are the main trading partners of Mexico in this
In 2014, Mexico was
the 4th exporter of vehicles (light and heavy), only surpassed for the exports
made by Germany, Japan and the United States, and was also ranked as the 7th
producer worldwide, producing more vehicles that countries like Brazil, Spain,
Canada and Russia.