LATINtalk eJournal - October 2017 edition
Succeed in Mexico, Brazil and Latin America...


Mexico Earthquake No Match for Current Vehicle Industry

Mexico auto output, exports rise in September - AMIA

Mexico's wage repression scheme creates a Nirvana for global automakers

Autos/Trucks: Brazil - Solid Demand Trends Continue in September (download report)

Brazil's car output up 39% in September on growth in exports

Auto Care Association Hosts Successful Trade Mission To Central America

Mexico hopes Chinese automotive investments continue to flow

GM Brazil (more or less) details latest spending plans


This Audio Interview features Mario Winterstein, President of IBDGi.  He is a business and international trade strategist, with wide experience in marketing, sales and service support management, and Latin America Expert.

In the 15-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Winterstein discusses these questions:
  • Does a single business or sales strategy work for all of South America?
  • How risky is it to do business in South America?
  • What are the key factors that will ensure success in that market?
  • Where are the best prospects for the automotive industry in South America?
  • And includes final comments.

Mexico factory activity rises to 16-month high in September

Brazil manufacturing activity expands for 6th month in September

Brazilian government launches national IoT strategy

Canada losing ground to Mexico in manufacturing race

Mexico City: Lessons learned - and action taken - helps the world's largest city get back to business after earthquakes

Is Mexico back in business?

Operation Car Wash: Brazil's endemic corruption laid bare

China's Strategic Play in Brazil

Argentina's markets are gaining momentum with $3.5bn ready to go public

Why Are Latin America's Right-Wing Governments Struggling?

Moody's Expects Argentine Economy to Grow 3% in 2017


WEBINAR: October 19, 2017 via Internet 

"Automotive Tariff Classification"
By Global Training Center

WEBINAR: October 20, 2017 via Internet 

"NAFTA Automotive"
By Global Training Center

EVENT: Nov. 7-10, 2017 in Dearborn, MI. (USA) 

"U.S. - China Auto Expo & Forum 2017"
By DCBA - Detroit Chinese Business Association

CONFERENCE: Dec. 6-7, 2017 in Guanajuato, MX 

"Mexico's Auto Industry Summit"
By Mexico Now


ATA: Keep NAFTA's Mexican Truck Proviso to Curb Border Congestion

Shaky NAFTA deal threatens Navistar's Mexico-made exports to world

Mexico opens way for NAFTA talks to run into 2018

EU sets duties on Brazil, Iran, Russia, Ukraine steel

Panama Canal Allows Carrier Alliances to Swap Slots

eSourcing Could Provide Colombia with the Opportunity to Stand Out in BPO



Why Security Should Be A Strategic Priority For Companies In Brazil

Payment Practices Barometer Brazil 2017

Small business lending in Mexico gets a boost

Why You Should Care About Investing In Brazil

Fines Racking up for Failing to Pay Costa Rican Annual Corporate Tax by Oct. 2


In Mexico, $2 per hour workers make luxury SUVs

Brazil's unemployment rate falls for 5th straight month

Mexico appears willing to improve conditions for workers

Mexico: INFONAVIT Implements Support Measures for Employers and Employees Located in the Various Mexican States Impacted by the Recent Earthquakes

Informal Employment In Argentina: Will It Motivate A Labor Reform?


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