“The competitive advantages of Yucatan are based on security, connectivity by land, air and sea, business opportunities and renewable energy options, which have placed the state as an investment reference for national and foreign companies, which could generate numerous sources of employment that would significantly improve the quality of life of Yucatecans”.
This is what Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal told the director of the Corporation for Private Investment Abroad of the Government of the United States (OPIC, for its acronym in English), Ryan Brennan, in the framework of the 11th edition of the Dialogues of CEOs Mexico-United States, that took place three days ago in this city.
The OPIC is the development financial institution of the United States Government that works together with companies from that country to develop investments in emerging markets, in order to create jobs and business opportunities abroad.
The meeting was attended by leaders of the American Chamber of Commerce and Mexico’s Consejo Coordinador Empresarial, long with the Secretaries of Commerce of the United States, Wilbur Ross and Foreign Affairs, Economy and Governance of Mexico, Marcelo Ebrard Casaubón, Graciela Márquez Colín and Olga Sánchez Cordero, respectively.
During the event, governor Mauricio Vila Dosal presented Yucatán as an ally of the Federal Government and the United States for joint work on security matters, promotion of private investment, financing of public – private partnerships, as well as the new Mexico – United States and Canada Treaty (T-MEC) and migration.
Some of the attendees were: Mexican businessman Carlos Slim Domit; Enrique Ostalé Cambiaso, CEO of Walmart for Latin America, United Kingdom and Africa; Rogelio Zambrano Lozano, Cemex CEO; Dennis Nixon, from IBC Bank; Jane Fraser, from Citigroup Latin America; Guillermo Vogel Hinojosa, Vice President of the Tenaris Council; Patrick Ottensmeyer, President and CEO of Kansas City Southern; Ryan Brennan, CEO of Overseas Private Investment Corporation; Eugenio Nájera Solórzano, General Director of Nacional Financiera, and Laurence D. Fink, CEO of BlackRock.
In the closing event, the business sector of the United States expressed that Yucatan is an example for the rest of Mexico, as it has the capacity to become a national reference, which is why the CEOs Mexico-United States Dialogues Business Summit was held in this venue.
TYT Newsroom with information from La Verdad