Peña Nieto made his last State visit in the Middle East to Qatar, a country known for having the
world's highest per capita income: USD 143,000.
Business Forum was held and attended by the official delegations of both
countries. The president highlighted the fact that Mexico has opened the telecommunications and energy
sectors to the private sector. He also mentioned that Mexico enjoys economic stability and has a sound
financial system. It’s public
finances are healthy, and this can be seen in its average annual growth
rate of 3.3% over the last five years.
Mexico’s free trade agreements give us a potential 1.15 billion consumers and
our strategic location makes us a
bridge between North America, Latin America and now the Asia-Pacific region.
While in Qatar, President
Peña Nieto and Mexico’s official delegation attended a welcome ceremony offered
by His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar. The activities
concluded with the signing of various cooperation agreements and a State
luncheon at the emir’s palace. instruments and Food of State at the Palace of
the Emir of Qatar.