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Mexican Lime Prices Are Through the Roof

In the past couple of months, Mexicans have noticed a big change in lime prices.  How big?  More than 167% since this time last year! Wholesale prices have jumped from 10.95 per kilo to 16.32 per kilo, while some supermarkets are selling limes for … [Read More...]

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What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

With the recent "Three Amigos" trade talks between Obama, Peña Nieto, and Harper, many people are buzzing about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, aka the TPP. The partnership strives to increase trade between the nations of the Asian Pacific region, … [Read More...]

Mexico’s auto exports booming

While Japan has long been the top automobile exporter to the United States, Mexico is on pace to overtake the number one spot by the end of 2014.  A skilled workforce, proximity and heavy foreign investment have catapulted Mexico to become an import … [Read More...]

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Why Not to Use Western Union When Sending Money to Mexico

Years ago, Western Union used to be the "golden standard" for sending money abroad. Times have changed and so has my opinion of Western Union. I say this because I've recently had not one, but 3 poor experiences with Western Union that make me … [Read More...]

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Mexican Lime Prices Are Through the Roof

In the past couple of months, Mexicans have noticed a big change in lime prices.  How big?  More than 167% since this time last year! Wholesale prices have jumped from 10.95 per kilo to 16.32 per kilo, while some supermarkets are selling limes for over $50 pesos per kilo. This is a huge deal because the lime in Mexico is considered a staple - it … [Read More...]

Mexico’s auto exports booming

While Japan has long been the top automobile exporter to the United States, Mexico is on pace to overtake the number one spot by the end of 2014.  A skilled workforce, proximity and heavy foreign investment have catapulted Mexico to become an import player in the automotive industry.  According to Investing.com, last year Japan only exported … [Read More...]

Help Out Mexico’s Hurricane Victims

Over the past few weeks, Mexican coastal cities were ravaged by a series of hurricanes, mainly Hurricane Manuel and Ingrid. The rain has been intense ever since and has made rescue and clean up efforts very difficult. There are a number of people who have lost everything and are really struggling to get by. Assistance centers by private parties … [Read More...]

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Amazon Launches Mexico Kindle Store

Readers who have been waiting for books in Spanish will be happy to learn that Amazon has launched a Mexico Kindle store which includes 70,000 ebooks in Spanish. Kindle will also be available at brick and mortar bookstore chain, Librerias Gandhi, for around $100 USD. As part of the launch, Amazon is offering a special discounted rate on a number … [Read More...]

Mexico Today

CEOs Talk About Manufacturing in Mexico

Check out these CEOs giving their opinions on manufacturing in Mexico from the Mexico Today program...its no surprise that Mexico continues to be a … [Read More...]

Mexico’s Green Gold: Avocado Exports at an All Time High

When you think of staples in Mexican cuisine, avocados definitely come to mind.  Once just an ingredient in guacamole, avocados have become Mexico’s … [Read More...]

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Chapala: Mexico’s Lakeside Paradise

I had heard tales of Lake Chapala for years, but until I saw it with my own eyes I couldn’t believe that such a beautiful, peaceful retreat existed so … [Read More...]

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Mexico Today New Social Magazine: Check It Out!!

If you haven't yet seen it, the Mexico Today Social Magazine is up and running!  Head over to Facebook by clicking here, and check it out.  The Mexico … [Read More...]

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Why Not to Use Western Union When Sending Money to Mexico

Years ago, Western Union used to be the "golden standard" for sending money abroad. Times have changed and so has my opinion of Western Union. I say … [Read More...]

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Where to find Corporate Housing in Mexico City

When you are moving to a new country, finding a place to live is always a frustrating, challenging experience. Packing the boxes in your home … [Read More...]

Mexipreneur tips: I’m not getting responses

I've received a number of questions from people who are starting to do business in Mexico or at least trying to and a recurring theme seems to be: … [Read More...]

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Mexipreneur Listed in Top 100 Entrepreneur Blogs to Follow in 2013

  An infographic by the team at CouponAudit . … [Read More...]