Mexico consolidated as one of the 10 countries in the world and the first in Latin America that receives the most foreign direct investment (FDI). Mexico is Finland's 14th biggest trade partner outside the EU (2018). Finland is Mexico's 29th trading partner among the countries of the European Union, with atrade of almost 463 million dollars (2019), and the sixteenth investor in Mexico. Cumulative Foreign Direct Investment in Finland to Mexico amounts to US$7.58M.
1. Promote doing business in Mexico.
2. Challenges and opportunities.
3. Share best practices for doing business in Mexico.
Päivi Pohjanheimo, Ambassador, Embassy of Finland in Mexico
16:05 Mexico and Finland
Ernesto Cespedes Oropeza, Ambassador, Embassy of Mexico in Finland
16:10 Experience in México from a Finnish Company
Adonai García, GM KWH Mirka, KWH Mirka and CNCM Board of Directors
16:15 Prospective territorial-industrial atlas for investment attraction
Iker Jimenez, General Manager, Global Investment, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
16:30 Experience in México from a Finnish Company
Juho Ojuva, VP of Commercial Operations, Mekitec
16:45 Legal and logistics considerations for doing business in Mexico
Enrique De la Fuente, CEO, Consorcio De la Fuente, Finland’s Honorary Consul for Veracruz
17:00 Business Finland supporting Finnish companies in Mexico
Mikko Salonen, Senior Advisor, Business Finland
17.15 -17:30 Discussion
Moderator Ms. Kirsi Seppäläinen, Chair, Finnish-Latin American Business Council