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Mexico is actively pursuing a program designed to reduce its reliance on the USA as a trading partner. Mexico has completed free trade agreements with 33 countries giving it access to over one billion consumers. Mexicans are inclined to be more formal than their Australian counterparts. When meeting with Mexican business people make sure to bring plenty of business cards, although it is common for your Mexican counterpart not to have any business cards to give you. Mexicans will always greet and farewell all people in attendance accompanied by small talk about current issues or family topics.

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FACTS 

  • Imports from Mexico A$2,082 million
  • Exports to Mexico A$532 million
  • Capital Mexico City
  • Official Language Spanish
  • Area 1,958,000 sq km
  • Population 118.4 million

Events

Mexico: Gateway to the Americas Report Launch
26 Feb 2016
The Export Council of Australia is launching its Mexico: Gateway to the Americas report and accompan ...

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Country information provided by DFAT

Country brief

A comprehensive overview of political, economic and bilateral and regional trade agreements.

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Trade and economic fact sheet

Containing general information, recent economic indicators, Australia’s trade and investment relationship with Mexico and their global merchandise trade relationship that is updated twice a year.

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Smartraveller

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Smartraveller site provides advice for business travellers and tourists going to Mexico. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.

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