This guide is full of quick and easy tips on how to do business in Mexico, using cultural and social know-how to get the best results.
With a population of 111 million, Mexico is the world’s 11th most populous country. Ranked 13th among the world’s economies, its growing population and proximity to the United States make it a key market in which to do business as it diversifies away from an over-dependence on oil and tourism. There is nothing particularly difficult or complicated about doing business in Mexico, but the different kinds of business protocol you may encounter could surprise you.
Author(s): Chris West
has lived and worked in Mexico since 1980. He is currently the Managing Director for Latin America of Richmond Publishing, the English Language Teaching division of Spain’s Santillana Group, the leading educational publisher worldwide in the Spanish and Portuguese languages. He is a non–executive director of DELTI, Mexico’s leading distributor of books and digital content in the English language. Before that, Chris worked for the Macmillan publishing group in the UK, West Africa, the Middle East, the United States and Latin America. Chris has a Master’s degree in Modern Languages from The Queen’s College, Oxford. He lives in a leafy suburb of Mexico City with his partner and two large dogs.