Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico, Canada reps say opportunities beckon across borders

Oct 02, 2012

Donlan Media Company, 9/25/2012

From a growing middle class in Mexico to the oil sands of Alberta, Minnesota companies are finding more opportunities than ever to grow their business just over the United States’ borders.

That’s the message from Mexican and Canadian trade officials who spoke Tuesday at the annual meeting of Minnesota Chamber of Commerce members at the Hilton Minneapolis....

A growing Mexican middle class is helping to boost trade south of the border. Half a century ago, 80 percent of the country’s people were living in poverty; the rate was down to 46.2 percent in 2010, according to a study produced by the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars’ Mexico Institute.


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