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China, Mexico to deepen ties in trade, investment

Karla Salinas | 20.12.2016

China is currently Mexico's second largest trade partner

Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi has met with Mexico's top officials, including President Enrique Peña Nieto. Both sides pledged to deepen cooperation in trade, investment and infrastructure construction.

Mexico's foreign ministry says both countries will continue to work closely on shared interests, including defense, free trade, innovation and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

China is currently Mexico's second largest trade partner, with some 1,000 Chinese-funded companies involved in industries from hydroelectric to renewable energy.