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    Join us for a free Webinar, Automotive Industry in Mexico: An attractive scenario for UK suppliers

    Start date: 14/06/2018
    Cost: Please register via Link

    To discuss about the important event: Automotive Forum Supply 2018

    Mexico is the largest automotive manufacturer in Latin America with annual production of close to 4,000,000 units, 82% of which is exported.

    DIT Mexico and The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) are pleased to invite you to this informative session, featuring the opportunity for UK automotive suppliers to meet key decision-makers with auto manufacturers and Tier I suppliers throughout Mexico, in a single location during 2-days at Automotive Forum Supply 2018 taking place in October 17th – 18th in Leon Guanajuato, Mexico. (We will inform about The Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) that provides funding for eligible UK businesses to attend overseas trade shows).

    During this webinar we will also highlight opportunities for UK suppliers (Tier 1 & Tier 2) interested to sell into the fast growing Mexico automotive OE supply chain; inform about current projects in the country and business opportunities for UK companies. The session will be conducted by DIT, SMMT and Santander sector experts.

    When? Thursday 14th June 2018,  16.00 hrs (UK Time)

    Register by 1st June 2018  Click here to register

    Carlos Botello, Senior Trade Officer
    DIT Mexico

    Alejandra Rodríguez. Trade Officer
    DIT Mexico

    Ruta Aisthorpe, Senior International Manager SMMT

    About The Automotive Industry in Mexico

    • Mexico has 13 Free Trade Agreements with 44 countries.
    • 19 Light Vehicle Plants / 10 Heavy Vehicle Plants.
    • 6th producer of automobiles globally.
    • 5th auto parts manufacturer internationally and the 1st auto parts supplier to the United States (the largest market in the world).
    • 4th exporter of motor vehicles in the world.
    • Mexico has over 2,500 auto-part suppliers, at the 3 production Tiers.
    • Mexico has 11 R&D centres and over 30 Automotive Design centres.
    • Audi, Kia, Mazda, Toyota and BMW have all opened plants in Mexico.


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