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JUNE 2024 EDITION

MEXICO: AUTOMOTIVE

Chinese cars are pouring into Mexico — and the U.S. is worried


Ford tests shipping cars from Mexico's Guaymas port to cut logistics costs


Chinese EV makers are being shut out of the US, so they're targeting Mexico and Brazil instead


Mexico: Auto parts exports to the US from January to April worth US $28.37B, a record high


Kia to build $30,000 EV3 in Mexico, unlocking US EV tax credit


Volkswagen's Mexico unit says strikes deal with union for 5.5% salary rise


THIS WEEK'S INTERVIEW

The latest Audio Interview features Gerald O’Dwyer, Managing Director, as well as Managing Director Latin America, for Chicago-based Blackmore Partners, a U.S. based private equity firm. He is a Senior-level Executive, Business Leader, and Strategic Advisor with a unique depth and breadth of experience across private equity, Fortune 500 public, family owned, and VC-backed organizations in complex startup, early phase, high-growth, turnaround, and resource-mature environments. He’s a highly engaged and respected voice who draws upon a background in human behavior and communications as well as deep knowledge of capital markets, private equity, deal sourcing, talent acquisition, strategic planning, and change management as an advisor to C-level executives, boards of directors, and operating partners.

Listen to Interview with Gerald O'Dwyer here

BRAZIL & LATAM: AUTOMOTIVE (continued)


GWM and its plans for electric vehicles in Brazil


Waves of Chinese Electric Vehicles Are Pouring Into Brazil


Brazil now top importer of Chinese electric vehicles, but it won't last


Volkswagen will invest billions to manufacture new pickup truck in Brazil


LatAm leasing and registration growth


BYD accelerates shipments of EVs to Brazil ahead of tariff hike



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Mexico Site Selection for Automotive OEMs & Suppliers in 2024

This Interview features Gary Swedback, CEO of NAI Mexico and NAI PanAmericas, part of the NAI Global network, a leading industrial and commercial real estate firm. NAIMexico operates 25 offices across Mexico and Latin America, and works with many global customers, including those in the auto industry. Gary is a sought-after ...


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The Nearshoring Boom and Its Impact on Mexico’s Talent Landscape

This Interview features Jose Ruiz, President of IMD International Search Group and CEO of Alder Koten. Before his current roles, Jose was a partner in the global industrial practice of Heidrick & Struggles, a renowned executive search and leadership consulting firm. He worked in their ...


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MEXICO, BRAZIL & LATAM: SUPPLY CHAIN, LOGISTICS AND TRADE

Brazil, India and Mexico are taking on China’s exports


Brazil Implements Plan To Become A Key Rare Earth Elements Supplier


Red Sofa Interview: BMW’s progress in US-Mexico network strategy


Lightning to strike lithium potential in Brazil


Navigating the Dynamic Landscape of Logistics in Mexico


Mexico’s U.S. Natural Gas Imports Hitting All-Time Highs in June – Spotlight


Brazil's container port operator seeks to avert 'congestion' surcharge


Brazil: Now open - Antidumping investigation on imports of titanium dioxide pigments from China


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MEXICO, BRAZIL & LATAM: FINANCE, TAX, LEGAL AND M&A

Brazil's M&A market: A stable forecast with a sunny bias


Overcoming Obstacles: Challenges Faced by China’s FDI in Mexico


Mexico Issues New Official Regulations on the Transportation of Hazardous Cargo


Mexico prevails in first USMCA RRM panel decision: What happened and what could happen next?


Brazil Works To Stabilize National Currency


Argentina: Personal Assets Tax — Benefits for repatriating financial assets


Argentina registers lowest monthly inflation in two years, triggering financial euphoria


Central Bank index suggests a slowdown in the Brazilian economy


MEXICO, BRAZIL & LATAM: MANUFACTURING, ECONOMY & TECHNOLOGY

Mexico Has a New President: What Does Sheinbaum’s Election Mean for US Manufacturing?


Latin American anger grows over China's economic clout


Mexico may see the biggest gains in pullback from Asia. Here's what you need to know.


Chinese companies struggle operating in Mexico


Brazil’s electromobility bill submitted for president's signature


Spotlight: Brazil's green hydrogen investments


Doing Business in Mexico 2024 (download guide)


Brazil among less competitive economies but better than Argentina


MEXICO, BRAZIL & LATAM: HR & TALENT MANAGEMENT

Mexico to review alleged labor rights violations at Volkswagen facilities


US, Mexico agree on labor rights plan for Mexican Goodyear plant


Strike at Renault in Brazil demands more jobs


Financial Criteria for Legal Residency in Mexico 2024


Quick Chats for the Mexican Workplace


Mexico: New risk of fines, penalties and jail sentences for excessive working hours as of 8 June 2024


Air Pollution Alert Declared in the Metropolitan Area of Nuevo Leon, Mexico



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What is Different in Post-Covid Years for Expats & Int'l Business Travelers

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