UAE Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri recently received Francisca Elizabeth Mendez Escobar, Mexico’s new Ambassador to the UAE, with whom he discussed ways to enhance cooperation in a number of priority areas for both countries.
The meeting held at the ministry’s Dubai headquarters touched on the results of the recent visit of a UAE delegation to Mexico headed by the minister, which identified various priority sectors of mutual interest for cooperation between the two countries. The two sides affirmed the importance of strengthening cooperation in the aviation sector because of its direct impact on the availability of broader trade and tourism opportunities.
Al Mansouri said that the UAE is committed to further strengthening trade and economic relations with Mexico and maximising the potentials of their partnership. He noted that bilateral foreign trade has been growing significantly, with non-oil trade in particular exceeding $1 billion inclusive of trade in free zones during the first nine months of 2016.
He added that the recent visit of the delegation to Mexico last November highlighted a number of promising sectors for future partnerships and joint investments between the two countries, most notably agriculture, food and tourism – the latter of which he noted has strong potential for achieving significant growth in the next phase…Fuente: http://www.khaleejtimes.com/business/economy/aviation-key-to-enhancing-uae-mexico-relations