On Friday 3rd March BHP Billiton’s CEO, Andrew McKenzie together with the CEO of PEMEX, Jose Antonio Gonzalez Anaya signed a historic agreement to complete work on the significant Trion discovery in Mexico. More details can be found in the press releases below.
During the ceremony speakers, including Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who hosted the ceremony at the official residence Los Pinos, highlighted the importance of this agreement as not only a significant investment in Mexico - but proof of the success of the sweeping reform agenda which Mexico has implemented during the past years. From the Australian perspective this investment will not only place Mexico clearly on the Australian investment agenda, it will pave the way for many other Australian firms to access the Mexican market - and vice versa for Mexican firms looking to invest and do business in and with Australia.
BHP Billiton is a Gold Patron member of ANZMEX Business Council, and Country Head Tim Callahan plays a very active role on our Consejo Directivo as Treasurer. We look forward to continuing to collaborate closely with BHP Billiton as this (and other projects) are developed.