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...

The news malls of Mexico City

I’m usually looking for little microcosms of news to help me better express what I mean when I speak on aspects of the Mexican business landscape. Well here is one I found today, published by one of my favorite magazine groups, Expansion, through its...

Energy Reforms and Manufacturing in Mexico

Lots of perspectives and commentary swirls around the 2013 Energy Reforms in Mexico. The Reforms permit more private participation in the production of both Oil and Gas and Electricity, plus in some cases greater downstream support by the private sector. The bylaws...

Mexico Opportunities: Security and Defense

UPDATED 2020: Neighbors produced an updated report in September 2020 for the Virginia Economic Development Partnership on opportunities in Mexico in Defense and Security. See it here. Ask us for our other industry reports! Both US and Mexican governments recognize...

Customs / Aduanas / Freight Forwarding

We’ve only interacted with Mexican customs (aside from personally at the airport) through brokers… FedEx’s brokers, UPS’s brokers, Mailboxes Etc’s brokers, the freight forwarder Expeditors, but also some independent brokers. In terms of getting our shipments through,...