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The Main Idea: Mexico 2016 - Challenges and Opportunities for Growth

Thursday, May 19, 2016

"Imagine the negative impact it would have on California and Texas if trade is blocked with Mexico," said Ildefonso Guajardo, Mexico's economy secretary, regarding the negative rhetoric taking place in the U.S. presidential election.

Guajardo joined other Mexican government officials and business executives in AS/COA's Mexico City conference on May 13 to discuss the country's growth trajectory, the progress of the 2013 reforms, the challenges in combatting inequality, and opportunities of trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership.


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