If Bancomext has managed to endure and is now at a stage of clear expansion, it is because from inside but also from other platforms, various institutions and individuals have been watching over it. Here is a first-hand testimony on the history of the bank, undoubtedly marked by vicissitudes but also filled with evidence of a real capacity for reinvention.
If an institution persists it is because it is necessary, because it offers a real public service, because it knows how to overcome adversities without giving up its vocation, and how to take advantage of favorable winds. For that reason, eighty years since its foundation, fulfilling goals and surpassing challenges, Bancomext is here and is progressing. Its success has meant the success of countless Mexican companies.
The international environment demands it. The development of production processes and the transportation industry, facilitate it. Market diversification is a must and a viable alternative. This article reviews the history of Mexican foreign trade, evaluates its current state, and suggests ways in which Mexico can venture into new markets.