Mexico has developed an important food sector, which is distinguished by its safety, healthiness, variety, certified quality, taste and nutritional value. The mexican food industry has two main sectors: 1) fresh foods, and 2) processed foods, beverages and tobacco.
Currently, Mexico has an installed capacity to generate 1,924.8 MW (megawatts) of electricity from renewable energy sources. Besides offering great potential for the generating clean energy, Mexico has the ability to become a key global provider of renewable energy equipment, mainly for the NAFTA area. The United States, Mexico’s main export markets, is expected to invest 150 billion dollars in renewable energy over the next ten years.
Throughout its history, Mexico has been an attractive destination for FDI, which has continued to grow steadily. Today, a wide range of attractions has made of Mexico a preferred destination for investors and companies seeking to expand their businesses and strengthen their presence in the Americas.
Historically, the importance of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been in debate. Those who believe it might be counterproductive for an economy argue that FDI encourages capital flight, enables the creation of enclave economies divorced from the domestic market and displaces national investment, inhibiting domestic savings. It is also said that FDI generates greater dependence of countries on the global economy and place local firms against foreign corporations.