Ibope chooses a group of homes at random to represent the population to obtain data on TV viewers to later report to broadcasters. As reported by Mexican business journal “El Economista“, TV Azteca, second largest broadcasting…more
For the longest time, Mexico has been perceived by Hong Kong primarily as a tourist spot. This is about to change as Mexico is making a series of remarkable efforts to build stronger, more meaningful and mutually beneficial ties…more
I was asked this very question by Ralph Watzke, a Canadian lawyer. It is understandable that the presence of telecom mogul Carlos Slim, could decrease the expectations of investors, and force them to wait and see.
Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has decided to cancel the $10 billion refinery it had planned to build in Tula. According to the Mexico City newspaper El Universal, the government’s oil and gas monopoly has not included the refinery…more
Despite starting to explore the area in 2010-2011, Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) will not be able to tap into the Mexican Eagle Ford Shale for decades. In addition to focusing on less risky shallow-water project, Pemex cannot…more
Despite the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and natural gas fracking boom three years ago, experts expect offshore oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico to produce huge amounts of oil. Big finds, which are known as “elephant fields” by…more
Mexico’s geographic location and solar resources have made it one of the top candidates for solar energy development. However, till 2012, the number of investors in this industry and government support was limited. Now, despite…more
It took over 10 years to Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE), Government company of power distribution, to deploy 15,000 miles of optic fibre inside its infrastructure. On 2010, CFE granted under lease a minor portion of the…more
Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto announced in the beginning of October that his government would be spending $300 billion on infrastructure to increase the country’s GDP’s growth. A week later, the government issued a…more
Mexico is the eighth largest automotive producer in the world. The automobile industry represents 3.6% of the country’s GDP, of which 14% is of manufacturing output. According to a fact sheet published through the US Embassy in…more
According to the Mexican Telecom Reform, by December 10, the Congress will enact a law to uniform the current telecom concessions and permits, which could be commercial, public, private and social use. Furthermore, those…more
MVS, one of the relevant telecom players in Mexico, has just won an spectrum license back in Court. MVS, formerly owned 90% of the 2.5 GHz Band, and used it for cable and other satellite services. MVS has settled with MInistry…more
Chrysler is adding US$164 Millions to its facilities in Saltillo, Coahuila for manufacturing the new line of “Tigershark” engines for the models Dodge Dart and Jeep Cherokee. This investment totals US$1.249 Billion of investment…more
The IBA Boston is happening this week, so I decided to write a brief post showing some business development opportunities for international lawyers that are happening in Mexico…more
Enrique Peña Nieto has been in talks with his Chinese counterpart since the year started, a sign of both countries burying their retail-related hatchet and deciding to work together to boost their strong economies. This is one…more
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