Mexico: opening up the state

Mexico has been a member of the North Atlantic Free Trade Association for over 20 years now and was seen by the then President Salinas de Gartari as an opportunity to establish Mexico as a leading free market economy.

Things have not always gone as smoothly as planned but suffice to state that Mexico is again attracting interest as an emerging economy with opportunities for foreign investors.

In late 2013 two autonomous agencies were set up to tackle anti-trust provisions in the telecommunications industry (the Federal Institute of Telecommunications) and for other industries namely the Federal Economic Competition Commission.

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