The Arizona Republic reports this week that Mexico is set to open a new trade office, called ProMéxico, in Phoenix. According to the story, the office will promote “growth in cross-border commerce and symboliz[e] a relaxation of tensions on both sides of the border.”
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ProMéxico is theMexican government agency responsible for strengthening the country’s participation in the global economy, supporting exports and attracting foreign investment. Phoenix will be the 15th ProMéxico office in the U.S., according to the agency’s website. ProMéxico also has offices in 33 cities outside Mexico and the U.S.
This announcement comes nearly a year after Arizona built a trade office in Mexico City and “a state leaders – namely Gov. Doug Ducey – have worked to improve relations with Mexico.”
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