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PHOENIX (February 15, 2019) – With more than $15 billion in trade boosting the economies of both Arizona and Mexico, building relationships with Mexico’s largest city and the new federal administration is critical.
February 15, 2019

Regional Economic Mission to Mexico City

Media Advisory

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Kelly Taft, MAG, 602-452-5020

PHOENIX (February 15, 2019) – With more than $15 billion in trade boosting the economies of both Arizona and Mexico, building relationships with Mexico’s largest city and the new federal administration is critical.

The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is hosting an economic mission to Mexico City. The delegation will consist of elected officials and economic development representatives. The program will include meetings with the newly elected Mexico administration, trade and transportation officials, and international economic development organizations.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 20-22, 2019
WHERE: W Mexico City Hotel in Polanco
Mexico City, Mexico
WHY: To stimulate economic development with Arizona’s top trading partner while building stronger relationships and contacts with Mexico City, one of the largest cities in the world. Sessions will include cross-border business tactics, connecting to the manufacturing supply chain, the new yet-to-be-ratified free trade treaty known as the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, and key commerce corridors connecting Arizona and Mexico.
CONTACT:    Susana Martinez, MAG regional economic development specialist, (602) 452-5025, or Kelly Taft, communication director, (602) 452-5020.

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