LONDON, United Kingdom, 29th September 2016.- Tomorrow will take place in this capital city the business seminar known as “Mexico Day” organised by the Embassy of Mexico along with the Mexican Chamber of Commerce (MexCC), promoting  business opportunities offered by our country, in the areas of energy, insurance, reinsurance, food and drinks and fintech.  


Likewise 2015, when the dual year between Mexico and the United Kingdom took place, the “Mexico Day” will be an ideal platform for companies and entrepreneurs of both countries to discuss trade and investment opportunities in Mexico, as well as potential alliances, exchanges and synergies.


The event, will take place at Mansion House and will be attended by representatives of trade and finance, headed by Rt Hon the Lord Mayor, The Lord Mountevans, Jeffrey Evans (Alderman), who will give welcome remarks to all participants, prior to the intervention of Baroness Jane Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Mexico, as well as Dionisio Pérez-Jácome, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the OECD.


In this edition, the business seminar will have a series of workshops on key-sectors including energy, insurance, food, beverages and financial services technology (fintech), this will have the participation of Irene Mía, from the Intelligence Unit of The Economist. There is also confirmed the participation of Aldo Flores Quiroga, Under  Secretary for Hydrocarbons of the Mexican Ministry of Energy (SENER), as well as Chris Sladen, President/Country Manager of BP Mexico, as well as other representatives from the Mexican Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit who will offer an update about the implementation of the structural reforms in Mexico.


Minister David Nájera, acting Ambassador of Mexico in the UK and the Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Mexico, Duncan Taylor, will offer the key-note remarks to close the seminar, which has contributed to keep projecting the economic and trading dynamism of Mexico as an ideal destination for investment, where last year received foreign capital equivalent to USD $30 billion. Currently the UK remains as the 5th largest trading partner of Mexico in Europe and 14th in the world.


During the final chapter of the event, Sean M. Dougherty, Head of Latin American Members at the OECD, will explain to the participants the steps to follow in trade policy. The full programme can be consulted at the following website: http://bit.ly/2d51Det.