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  • 07 of February 2020
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Governor exposes Tamaulipas economic advantages in Houston

He was invited by the Baker Institute of Rice University, one of the most prestigious in the United States, to discuss the development and opportunities of Tamaulipas.

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7 2020 February

Houston, Tx. Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca He made a work visit to the city of Houston, where he presented a paper on the economic advantages of Tamaulipas, challenges and advances in public security, migration, foreign trade and energy, before the community of researchers and specialists of the Baker Institute of Policies Publics from Rice University.

Baker is a nonpartisan institution specialized in the investigation of topics such as security, innovation, energy, health, economy, religion, among others; focused on the development of public policy in the matter.

The Institute has recently had guests as Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence; the Secretary of State of the United States, Michael R. Pompeo; James Tumbridge, Counselor to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson; and Andrei Kozyrev, former Prime Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, among other personalities.

The Tamaulipas president was received and accompanied by Tony Payan, Director of the Center for the United States and Mexico of the Baker Institute.

García Cabeza de Vaca highlighted in his presentation the economic advantages of the entity, among which are its 18 international crossings, which circulates 60 percent of trade between the United States and Mexico; the strategic location and infrastructure of the ports of Tampico, Altamira and Matamoros; as well as the potential for extracting unconventional energy resources, among others.

He also underlined the actions that the Government of Tamaulipas carries out in matters of security to guarantee the peace and tranquility of families and generate a prosperous environment for attracting and expanding investments.

Actions that have allowed the state to place itself below the 20 entities with the highest criminal index in Mexico and go from red to yellow and even green traffic lights in most high-impact crimes.

Finally, the Governor of Tamaulipas held a working meeting in the offices of the Baker Institute with energy specialists and journalists, in which he spoke about the potential of the Mexican entity for the production of clean and unconventional energy.

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