Application Deadline for the Mexico Business Development Mission has closed.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced she will lead her first business development mission toÂ Mexico City and Monterrey fromÂ February 3-7, 2014.Â This mission will further elevate and strengthen this dynamic bilateral commercial and economic relationship and highlight new U.S. business opportunities withÂ Mexico.
âExports are an essential component for spurring growth and creating jobs in America,â said Secretary Pritzker.Â âThe United States and Mexico have strong business ties and increasing opportunities for trade and collaboration between our two nations will help bolster economic success across our border.âÂ
MexicoÂ is the United Statesâ second-largest export market and third-largest trading partner. Twenty-two states in America depend onÂ MexicoÂ as the first or second destination for exports, and more than $1.25 billion in goods and services are traded between the U.S. andÂ Mexico every day, supporting millions of jobs in both countries. Together with Canada,Â MexicoÂ and the United States comprise one of the most competitive and successful regional economic platforms in the world.Â
This business development mission will promote U.S. exports toÂ MexicoÂ by helping export-ready U.S. companies launch or increase their business in a number of key industry sectors including:Â advanced manufacturing, information and communications technology, and health IT and medical devices.Â The mission will make stops inÂ MexicoÂ City and Monterrey.
Businesses interested in participating in this trade mission should call the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Business Liaison atÂ (202) 482-1360Â or by visitingÂ http://export.gov/MexicoMission2013.
The deadline for all applications has closed.