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Mexico has emerged as one of the world’s top 15 manufacturing economies

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Mexico is one of the world’s largest open economies, and the Maersk Group enables trade that drives economic growth and job opportunity. Damco helps Guadalajara’s technology hub ensure smooth flow of imports and exports. Maersk Line partners with Monterrey’s carmakers to bring in thousands of containers with parts for the state-of-the-art production lines. Also, APM Terminals has built the most technologically advanced container in Lázaro Cárdenas to keep up with growing volumes. Just to name a few.

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A small piece of Denmark in Mexico

Mexico’s President and Denmark’s Prime Minister joined Group CEO Søren Skou at the inauguration of Lázaro Cárdenas port April 4, 2017. It is Latin America’s first semi-automated port and a sign of A.P. Moller - Maersk’s commitment to Mexico.

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Ready for business at Lázaro Cárdenas

Latin America’s most advanced container terminal is officially. From the top of its cranes, operator Rodolfo Rumbo Sanchez explains his role and how important the development is for his home city, Mexico’s Lázaro Cárdenas.

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Diversification is key for Mexico

Mexico is expected to deliver a healthy trade performance in 2017 despite uncertainty on the current political-economic backdrop for the region.

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It's Mexico's moment right now

Mexico has become a manufacturing titan and lesser-known areas of the country such as Guadalajara’s technology hub are driving the economy. Trade and globalisation are key ingredients to the nation’s secret recipe as it seeks to take the next step up.

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An auto boom from the desert

Mexico’s auto industry has attracted global multibillion dollar investments. For KIA Motors, a South Korean carmaker, this has led to Maersk Line bringing in equipment for a state-of-the-art plant in the Mexican desert.

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A shot of modern Mexico

Mexico’s most iconic product, tequila, is seeing a surge in popularity. The spirit embodies the passion of the country, and Maersk Line is helping carry it to every corner of the world.

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Open for business

As Maersk Group rolls out more modern infrastructure around the world, the local employees who are taking on operations embody the Group’s belief in the long-term potential of these markets.

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Global minds local hearts

After 11 years working in New York, Poland and Panama, Adriana Aguilar is back where she started. Aguilar, who grew up in Lázaro Cárdenas on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, is now Customer Service Manager for the most technologically advanced terminal in Latin America.

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Patricia Perez chose to stay

“I can definitely see that Mexico is the place to be right now, also thinking about the future and looking to the next generation,” says Perez, who is Head of Customer Service at Maersk Line’s Middle America Cluster.

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Zero tolerance in Mexico

Working with authorities, Maersk Line has been able to eliminate facilitation payments at the port in Lázaro Cárdenas in Mexico. According to Mario Veraldo, Managing Director of Maersk Line’s Middle America Cluster: "This is something that tampers with the country's reputation, but also it is just bad for business," he says. "It is something that we'll fight hard against."

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Plenty of room to grow

The intra-America trade is one of the world’s faster growing markets and is outpacing mature market trades. One factor contributing is the trend among some businesses to move production to Central and South America to be closer to the US consumer market.

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