Secretario Ferrari heads bilateral meetings within the framework of the World Economic Forum for Latin America

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SOCIAL COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT
Press Release No. 106/12

Puerto Vallarta, Jal., April 18, 2012

 
Secretario Ferrari heads bilateral meetings within the framework of the World Economic Forum for Latin America


Within the framework of the World Economic Forum for Latin America, Bruno Ferrari, Secretary of Economy, held bilateral meetings with chief executive officers of world-class corporations interested in expanding their operations in Mexico.
 
As part of these meetings, the Secretary of Economy held talks with John Evans, Vice-president of International Initiatives, who stated the interest of US company Lockheed Martin Corporation in diversifying its production plants at the world level and at the same time, he highlighted that Mexico’s entry into the Wassenaar Agreement, positions our country as an attractive option for this company.
 
They analyzed the investment opportunities provided by Mexico to companies such as Lockheed Martin Corporation, in the high technology and manufacturing sectors, now that it forms part of the Wassenaar Agreement, since the country will have the capacity to attract additional investments for up to nine million dollars and make exports for up to 11 billion dollars annually.
 
Lockheed Martin Corporation, a global corporation, is specialized in the aerospace, security and information technology segments. Its main activities focus on research, design, development, manufacture, systems integration, and advanced technology products and services. It has 123 thousand employees, of which 80 thousand are scientists, engineers, and professionals.
 
The Secretary of Economy  also met with Aloke Chaterjee, Director of Welspun Energy, who stated the interest of this Indian corporation in considering Mexico as its destination for investments in the mining, renewable  energy, and manufacturing sectors.
 
Welspun Energy, has become an important supplier of textiles, pipes, and infrastructure, energy, oil, and gas, having a large number of subsidiaries involved in different sectors such as textiles, pipes and rolled steel, hydrocarbons, renewable energy, and infrastructure.

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