The mercantile dimension of international relations now has —in the midst of globalization— an unprecedented weight. For countries like ours, who have strongly committed to free trade and have identi?ed in it a path to full development, the economic component of diplomacy is critical.
Innovation: The Key to Grow More and Distribute Better
Interview with Jorge de los Santos and José Alfredo Galván
By: Ariel Ruiz Mondragón / Photo: Ignacio Galar
Mexican Entrepreneurship Must be Leveraged
Interview with Ana Barbara Mungaray
By Ariel Ruiz Mondragón / Photo: Ignacio Galar
Prime Certification: The Stock Market Within Reach of Companies
Interview with Jorge Adrián Velázquez Ochoa, Director of Innovation and New Businesses at Bancomext
By César Guerrero / Photo: Ignacio Galar
Innovation and Knowledge Transfer in Mexican Technology SMEs: Spin-off Approach
Óscar Contreras and Jorge Carrillo*
If Mexico wants to achieve sustained development that decisively contributes to reducing poverty and inequality, it needs a vision and—above all—a long-term policy. This article reviews the great historical stages of Mexican foreign trade, identifies achievements and failures of NAFTA’s final days, and proposes concrete measures to move towards a comprehensive foreign trade policy, which can go beyond foreign investment and the assembly of intermediate goods.