Source: SRE President Enrique Peña Nieto will pay a state visit to the Philippines, the first visit by a Mexican president to the country in over 50 years.

During the state visit, the keys to the city of Manila will be handed to President Enrique Peña. President Benigno Aquino III will confer the Philippine award of the Order of Sikatuna on the president.

Mexico-Philippines bilateral relations:

• Mexico is the leading investor from Latin America and the Caribbean in the Philippines.

• The leading Mexican transnational corporations have total investments of approximately 5 billion dollars in various sectors such as construction, production and bottling of beverages, children's leisure centers, management systems and call centers.

• There are currently investments of nearly $70 million USD by Philippine companies in our country, including concessions to operate ports on the Pacific and Atlantic shores.