News – Novedades

Stuff we can’t fake: Cultural Context

We recently presented in Mexico on how SMEs can use the rush to virtual business practices to their advantage in reaching international markets. One of the major questions that comes up is, “How good of a substitute can ‘virtual’ really be if you’ve never been there?” In our experience, Mexican companies, upon meeting US sellers, […]

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Why fewer businesses are “essential” in Mexico during COVID-19 lockdown

We admit that we had to do a lot of mental exercise to accept the closure of Mexico’s breweries and their distribution networks during COVID, but we eventually got there. The alcoholic beverage industry already has a set of controls that apply to it specifically, so it was more convenient to suspend. However, putting aside […]

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Mexico’s 2 economies in the pandemic: where do the gaps widen?

How will Mexico’s “two economies” react to the Covid economy? What are the countercyclical opportunities in Mexico, both for Mexican companies and for foreign companies exporting to Mexico? Our screens are whirling with webinars these days. Today, thanks to ANZMEX, the Australia New Zealand Mexico Business Chamber, we attended a talk with the Economist magazine’s […]

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How the 2020 Virginia Trade Mission went Virtual

Last time we posted it was in February, to let Mexico know about the 9 Virginia companies that would be coming down this year for the 2020 VEDP Trade Mission. Boy did we not see covid coming! But here we are. The Virginia mission, an annual event where a multi-sector group of companies comes to […]

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Misión 2020: Delegación de Virginia

La Misión Comercial Anual de Virginia para México ya se está preparando. El registro de empresas que se apuntaron a participar como delegados este año llegó a su cupo máximo con lista de espera. La Virginia Economic Development Partnership patrocina a estas 9 empresas con sede en Virginia, EEUU, para conocer a contactos, colaboradores y […]

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Ska Fab – Ensenada Beer Fest

Ska Fab, de Durango Colorado EU, comenzaron a fabricar sus equipos para automatizar las lineas de embotellado y luego enlatado de Ska Brewing, su empresa hermana que produce cerveza artesanal. Son diseñados para ser económicos y minimizar el espacio que ocupan en el piso de operaciones, por y para productores independientes. Ska está emocionado para […]

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2019 Delegación Comercial de Virginia

¡Ya arrancamos! Están en marcha nuestras actividades para preparar la misión comercial de Virginia del 2019. Del 25 al 29 de marzo, la Virginia Economic Development Partnership trae a México 10 empresas con sede en Virginia, EEUU, para conocer a contactos, colaboradores y clientes en la Ciudad de México y otros lugares de la República. […]

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Empleo Neighbors: Consultor Jr.

What is Neighbors? Neighbors International is a small consulting firm, of four permanent consultants plus individuals who support us on a project basis. In many of our projects, whether for our clients or internal initiatives, everyone participates. It’s therefore important to have a contextual understanding of who we are and what we do as a […]

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A note on AMLO

This is for our colleagues north of the border interested in our perspective on the election of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as President of Mexico. Yesterday AMLO won the Mexican Presidency by a large margin, 30%, and by all accounts fairly. He was up against 3 other very strong, well-qualified and/or likeable candidates, so it […]

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Delegación Comercial de Virginia 2018

Nos es grato presentar las 7 empresas delegadas que vienen desde Virginia, EUA, a explorar oportunidades con clientes y socios en México este 12 al 16 de marzo. Formando parte de la Anual Delegación Comercial de Virginia a México, las empresas ofrecen productos y servicios para sectores diversos como minería, tecnología informática, y manufactura. Son: […]

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