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Aware of Trump policies, Mexico seeks to diversify agri-food trade
Mexico’s Agriculture Department (Sagarpa) announced an aggressive plan to diversify its agricultural trade amid uncertainty with largest commercial partner, the United States, under President Donald Trump. Agriculture Secretary Jose Calzada Rovirosa revealed in a conference he’s leading a strin...
Argentina ready to supply maize to Mexico
Maize producers in Argentina are ready to cater to the Mexican market's demand, while the Federal government is getting ready to increase imports from both Argentina and Brazil. According to Martin Fraguio, Director of Maizar (the association of Argentinian maize producers), the numbers might shift ...
U.S. will suffer if they stop buying food from Mexico
Hector Padilla Gutierrez, President of the Mexican Association of Agricultural Development Secretaries  (AMSDA),  considered that economic interests are stronger than the warnings by President Trump, and in case the NAFTA changes, those who depend on Mexican food producers are the ones that should...
Mexico to expand agri-food market to Japan and Korea
Mexico is getting prepared to rise agri-food products exports to Japan to reach US$1.4 billion in 2020, surpassing the US$1.05 billion sales records from last year. Jose Calzada Rovirosa, Secretary of Agriculture, who is currently in a work tour though Japan and South Korea, remarked that Japan is o...
Avocado generates more income than hydrocarbons
Foreign commerce of oil and oil products left Mexico with a US$13.16 billion deficit in 2016, while the “green gold” had a US$2.22 billion surplus, according to the Ministry of Economy. In Michoacan, the main avocado-growing State, producers are not afraid of the NAFTA renewal, for they are posi...