December 20, 2016
THE average Mexican downed 64 liters of alcoholic drinks in 2014. That’s roughly the amount of water required to fill up a decent-sized kiddie pool.
And, according to Euromonitor International, this will continue growing to almost 70 liters per person per year come 2019. With a population of around 123 million people, that’s an untapped market Filipino alcohol exporters shouldn’t ignore.
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Mexican National Association of Importers and Exporters (ANIERM), ProMéxico, the Mexican federal agency in charge of promoting international trade, and the Mexican National Bank of Foreign Trade (BANCOMEXT) recently featured the Philippines as they hosted the annual FERIA INTERNACIONAL DE COMERCIO EXTERIOR E INVERSIÓN, according to the Department of Trade and Industry’s Philippine Trade and Investment Center – Mexico (DTI – PTIC Mexico).
On the said event, the Philippines highlighted trade and investment potentials and introduced various services of the newly-opened Philippine Trade and Investment Center of the Philippine Embassy in Mexico City. According to PTIC-Mexico, many delegates showed interest in doing business with the Philippines.
Ambassador Eduardo Jose de Vega inaugurated the Philippine booth together with ANIERM President Arturo Perez Behr, and DTI’s newly appointed Commercial Counsellor and head of PTIC Mexico Vichael Angelo Roaring.
“As we open our first office in Mexico, we hope to assist more investors and businessmen who are interested in doing business in the Philippines,” said Roaring.
ANIERM is the representative organization of International Trade in México. It is known for its long-standing program of linking public and private entities, with the objective of creating and maintaining a suitable environment for entrepreneurial activities and the increasing the volumes of international trade between México and the world. The second edition of the event hoped to serve as a platform develop business opportunities between importers, exporters, service providers and investors.
The Philippine booth featured information brochures from the DTI and other Philippine trade and tourism promotion videos.
In photo (from left to right): DTI Commercial Counsellor to Mexico Vichael Angelo Roaring, Philippine Embassy Mexico's Vice Consul Mikhal de Dios, Philippine Ambassador to Mexico Ambassador Eduardo Jose de De Vega.