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.
The arrival of electromobility will have a disruptive impact on business models in the automotive industry. It will also change consumption patterns, our mobility behavior and public policies on urban spaces and environmental protection. Danielle Attias, an investigator with the CentraleSupélec research center and director of the Armand Peugeot Research Chair, reflects on the extent of this transformation in her book The Automobile Revolution: Towards a New Electro-Mobility Paradigm (Springer, Cham, 2017) and in this interview with Comercio Exterior.