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    How to do business in Mexico: Manchester – 12th Feb 2014

    Start date: 12/02/2014
    Cost: Free - Registration Required

    Time: 09:30 – 13:00
    Venue: 1999 Suite, Old Trafford Football Stadium, Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester, M16 0RA
    Cost: Free to attend

    The Mexican Embassy and ProMexico (the Mexican government’s agency in charge of promoting trade and investment into the country), have partnered with UKTI to organise a Seminar on “Doing business in Mexico: market opportunities”, which will take place on 12th February 2014 at Old Trafford Football Stadium.

    The Event
    This event will provide UK companies with an overview of the Mexican economy and its key sectors. Whether you are a company looking expand and invest in new markets; develop cost effi cient international supply chains; or looking to do business abroad, this Seminar will feature Mexican experts who can answer this and any other questions you might have on how to do business with Mexico.

    The Market

    • Mexico is one of the 7 most attractive countries to invest in according to the United Nations UNCTAD.
    • Mexico has 12 Free Trade Agreements with 45 countries, accessing 60% of world’s GDP with 1.2bn potential consumers.
    • According to KPMG, Mexico is 21% more cost competitive than the United States in manufacturing projects.

    09.30 – 10.00 Registration
    10.00 – 10.05 Opening – UKTI North West
    10.05 – 10.25 The Mexican economy – Mario Gozalez, Investment Officer, ProMexico
    10.25 – 10.40 Business in Mexico – Yves Hayaux, Chairman, Mexican Chamber
    10.40 – 11.00 Making the most of your business in Mexico – Santander representative
    11.00 – 11.20 Coffee Break
    11.20 – 11.40 Support for business in Mexico – Paul Eadie, UKTI
    11.40 – 12.00 Case study UK company in Mexico
    12.00 – 12.20 Q & A Session
    12.20 – 12.30 Close by UKTI followed by 1-2-1 meetings and networking lunch

    To book your place on this free event please click the link to  Register . Alternatively for more information please contact Janine Gilbert on 0161 875 2274 or email

    European Regional Development Fund Northern Powerhouse
    Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham