Renan Barrera explores projects with the city of San Francisco, CA

During the working tour to internationalize Merida’s commercial relations, Mayor Renan Barrera Concha presented to the City of San Francisco the city’s economic vocation, the existing infrastructure as a trigger for new investments, the projects of local entrepreneurs, as well as explore possible joint projects that would allow both cities to become strategic allies.

In the work meeting held on this fifth day of activities in California, United States, the Mayor of Merida and the Mayoress of San Francisco, London Breed, discussed strategies to establish commercial ties with North American companies.

Barrera Concha assured that the objective of these meetings is to develop strategies that will have a direct impact on the Yucatecan economy, which will lead to more jobs, more investments and more development opportunities for families and young people, and to grow together towards a more prosperous municipality.

The work program also included a meeting with the Latino Caucus of the California Association of Counties and Remedios Gómez Arnau, Consul General of Mexico in Los Angeles to work together on possible commercial alliances and how they could be materialized.

According to him, links were established with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the California Chamber of Commerce in order to explore commercial exchanges and the supply of products from Merida and Yucatan for the consumption of the Latino communities in the state of California.

During the visit to the companies that design digital platforms, Barrera Concha visited the Uber Technologies facilities to learn about the innovation processes, the opportunities that a company has when developing applications that serve users, among others.

He recalled that in order to achieve the objective of finding strategic allies, the Yucatecan delegation in California is made up of Beatriz Gómory Correa, president of the Confederación Patronal de la República Mexicana (COPARMEX) Yucatán; Jorge Charruf Cáceres, president of the Consejo Coordinador Empresarial (CCE) Yucatán; Levy Abraham Macari, president of the National Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Services (CANACOSERVITUR) Yucatán; Abelardo Caceres Add, president of the National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (CANACINTRA) Yucatán; and the director of Economic Development and Tourism, José Luis Martínez Semerena.

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