Germany and Mexico sign cooperation agreements to promote industry 4.0 and digital polices.

Germany and Mexico signed five cooperation agreements in matters of digital infrastructure, higher education and professional technical formation, industry 4.0, digital polices and aerial transportation.

“Also during the opening of the Mexico pavilion at the Industrial Fair Hannover 2018, in which participated Angela Merkel, German Chancellor of Germany and Enrique Pena Nieto, president of Mexico, was signed the Joint Declaration of Intent upon cooperation in industry 4.0 and digital polices between the Ministry of Economy of Mexico and the Ministry of Economic and Energy Affairs from Germany.

Germany is the third commercial partner of Mexico worldwide, only after the United States and China, and the first one among the members of the European Union.

“We are pleased to see Mexico’s strength and the development Mexico has known in the past few years; we will continue betting on having a closer relationship with your country,” the Chancellor said.

Before businessmen, industrials and governors from different states of Mexico, Enrique Pena Nieto said that Mexico is a country that in the last decades has transformed to leave a production based on raw material exportation to become a country of high manufacturing.

He added that the Hannover Messe Fair is a display case to show what Mexico is producing, the advance manufacturing production has had and how it introduces itself in international markets.

“Germany is the European Union country that has invested the most in our country and we wish they continue seeing in Mexico a trustful place, a place with a growth and development traced route, and of technological and innovative advance,” he underlined.


More than 160 Mexican companies participate in Hannover Messe 2018 in order to show their strengths and promote their potential in Industry 4.0, digitalization and automation, energies, startups, logistics, research & development, human capital and advanced manufacturing, among others.

At the fair are participating the Mexican states of Aguascalientes, Campeche, Coahuila, Colima, Durango, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas and Tlaxcala.

Some participating companies are Cemex, Femsa, Arbomex, Makermex, Metalistik, Vynmsa, Ikor, Solutto Engineering and Servicios Vistamex; and associations such as CANACERO and AMPIP; research and development centers, among others.

Mexico’s participation at Hannover Messe 2018 Fair is coordinated by the Ministry of Economy through Pro Mexico.