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Mexico, Quebec’s biggest trade partner in Latin America

Make the most of the special trade relationship between our two countries to spur your business with this long-term ally. Events The activity will be held in French and English

Registration deadline: February 22, 2019

The seminar at a glance

Canada and Mexico have been major strategic partners for over 70 years. They have a dynamic relationship on many levels and over the years they have shared continuous dialogue and commitment.

The establishment of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1994 consolidated their investment and trade relationship. This relationship endures via the new agreement (USMCA) announced by the three governments on September 30. Mexico is Canada’s third largest trade partner.

On February 26, 2019, come discover the many business opportunities available to access the Mexican market. This seminar will update you on the country’s current situation, give you the tools you need and inform you on different facets of the country, such as its business culture, its economic relationship with Canada and its promising business sectors.


A unique opportunity to:

  • Evaluate your business’s development potential in Mexico;
  • Network with other Quebec companies considering this market;
  • Get advice from experts and companies that are already active in the country.

Why Mexico?

Who should participate in this seminar?

Attending the Mexico seminar gets you $30 off a ticket to the Liverpool buyers meeting on February 26 and 27. Present your products and services to buyers from one of the largest retail chain stores in Mexico.
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Members Non members
Ticket(s) $110 * $155 *
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Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For more information:

Jean-Christophe Lambert
Advisor, International Market Development
514 871-4002 #6218

No reservations, cancellations or refunds after the registration deadline. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only substitution notices sent by email at will be accepted.


Plaza Centre-Ville (édifice EVO)

777 Robert-Bourassa Boulevard
Montréal, QC
H3C 3Z7

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Mexico by the numbers:

  • Quebec’s biggest customer in Latin America.
  • Canada’s third largest trade partner. In 2017, bilateral merchandise trade totalled over CAD 43.3 billion.
  • Mexico’s economy is ranked second in Latin America after Brazil.
  • Canadian exports to Mexico totalled $7.8 billion in 2017.
  • In 2016, the main groups of products imported by Mexico were the following: manufactured products (81%), fuel and extractive industries products (8.9%), and agricultural products (7%).
  • In 2017, the flagship products exported to Mexico from Quebec were raw aluminum (22.0% of the total), steel bars and profiles (13.3%), automobile parts and accessories (6.9%), parts for airplanes, helicopters and other aerial vehicles (5.7%), and alkylbenzene and alkyl naphthalene mixtures (4.5%).
  • The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and Mexico:

    • The value of merchandise trade between these three countries is $1.1 trillion.
    • Several changes to different chapters of NAFTA, including agriculture, intellectual property, labour, the automobile industry and the environment.

    Who should participate in this seminar?

    Any company that would like to develop their business in Mexico or learn more about the market.
    Companies in the following sectors are particularly targeted:

    • Aeronautics
    • Steel and aluminum
    • Cars and trucks
    • Agriculture and processed food
    • Construction and infrastructure
    • Electricity
    • Mining and metals
    • Oil and natural gas
    • Plastics and chemical products
    • Telecommunications
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Acclr, through its international trade department, receives financial support from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Association


Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)

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