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NAFTA Commission Meeting in Washington DC

The NAFTA Commission Meeting held on April 3rd in Washington DC issued a joint statement that outlines continued cooperation of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico to increase economic competitiveness and trade among the 3 nations. Since NAFTA was signed in 1994 trade has more than tripled from $288 billion to $1 trillion.  Read more:

NAFTA Commission Meeting in Washington

Calderon Plans Steps to Boost Mexico’s Trade, Attract Foreign Investment

Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced measures he said will cut red tape in the economy, increasing exports to Europe and Latin America and drawing more foreign investment. The measures will reduce the amount of information exporters must supply to the government to ship goods to Europe and Latin America, Calderon said, speaking to reporters today in Mexico City. He said he’d also slash the amount of time needed to acquire the certificate of origin, the document that shows that a product is made in Mexico. Read more:

Calderon Plans Steps to Boost Mexico’s Trade, Attract Foreign Investment

New Presidential Permit for Innovative U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing

Demonstrating its commitment to a 21st century border that promotes economic competitiveness while enhancing security, the Department of State has issued a Presidential permit for an innovative U.S.-Mexico border crossing in California. The permit allows Otay-Tijuana Venture L.L.C., a binational investment group, to build and operate the San Diego-Tijuana Airport Cross Border Facility (CBF). The project sponsor hopes to begin construction in 2011. Read more:

New Presidential Permit for Innovative U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing