The Department of Economic Affairs

The Department of Economic Affairs is in charge of the relationship between the Consulate and the economic and financial agents in the tri-state area. It constantly gathers information on issues of the economic and financial context and prepares documents for analysis and diagnosis on economic issues that impact the Mexican community and the bilateral economic relationship between Mexico and The United States.

The Department of Economic Affairs also oversees the operation of the Window of Financial Counseling (Ventanilla de Asesoría Financiera), a program that seeks that Mexicans have access to various financial services offered in the United States through one-on-one counseling.

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Consul for Economic Affairs | Jacobeth Hernández | (212) 217 6400 dial 6 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Jesús Flores | (212) 217 6400 dial 6 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Mauricio Escalante |  (212) 217 6400 dial 6 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Is an online platform with the main investment opportunities in infrastructure and energy in Mexico. It brings together all the projects available for public private partnerships.  This tool was created as part of the Mexican governments initiative to comply with the G-20 Infrastructure Work Group goals. Currently more than 700 projects with a total worth of 66 billion dollars can be found in the platform, promoted by different entities and government department throughout the different development stages (preinvestment, bidding, execution and operation). 

  • United States – Mexico Chamber of Commerce Northeast Chapter | Is a 501 (c) (6) non-profit business organization committed to promoting trade and business between the United States and Mexico by helping companies bridge the gap regarding legal and regulatory systems, as well as language and culture. It is one of the most active international business organizations in the region and the main forum to discuss business issues between both countries. 

    We work with companies that have presence in Mexico and act as strategic advisors on business development activities in Mexico with Mexican Companies, Institutions and Associations by conducting tailored events so that our members may achieve their business goals by meeting potential clients within the US or Mexico, thus, benefiting your company's growth.

  • AS/COA Americas Society | Council of the Americas
  • CFR | Council of Foreign Relations


Red Global de Mexicanos en el exterior - Red Global


Is a group that enhances integration, collaboration and development of activities among its chapters and skilled Mexicans around the world. Its principal objective is to identify and organize the skilled Mexicans that are dispersed around the globe in order to develop projects that promote social, economic, scientific, and innovation development in Mexico.


APEM | Asociación de Profesionistas y Empresarios Mexicanos Foundation en Nueva York -  Is a group of volunteers committed to the well-being of the Mexican community in New York, and we have a strong desire to educate, inspire, and cause a noticeable improvement in the life, education, work and personal finances of our fellow Mexicans. 

The idea of creating APEM was born of the alarming statistics, which show that the Mexican community in NY has had unfortunate circumstances that have led it to reflect the lowest indices and degrees of education, work and remuneration as compared to the rest of the ethnic groups with whom we share New York, thus our goal is to move beyond being mere spectators of the statistics to proactively  focus our efforts to turn ourselves into Mexicans who GENERATE OPPORTUNITIES for the benefit of our fellow countrymen.  


If you are interested in joining our cause and generating opportunities for the Mexican community in New York, join APEM today!

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If you are looking for assistance regarding investment and trade with Mexico, please write an e mail to the Department of Economic Affairs at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please provide a general background about your company and any relevant information about the product or service that you request, so that we may be able to assist you more efficiently.

Is the agency responsible for coordinating the strategies for strengthening Mexico's participation in the international economy, supporting the export process of companies established in our country and coordinating actions aimed at attracting foreign investment.



Mexico Tourism Board (Consejo de Promoción Turística de México) 

Is the organization entrusted to coordinate, design and develop the national and international strategies of touristic promotion for Mexico. As well as  being in charge of promoting the numerous destinations and activities that Mexico has to offer.

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In order to export or import goods to or from Mexico, it’s generally necessary to have the services of a broker. You can learn more about the requirements and recommendations for importing products from Mexico here.

Check out our Window of Financial Counceling 
Free and confidential support on managing your finances!
The window provides general information, individual counseling, and group workshops on various topics related to financial services.

Here, you can learn how to:

  • Open a savings and checking account
  • Save more
  • Better manage your money
  • Prepare your taxes
  • Establish or repair your credit in the US
  • Reduce your debts and negotiate with creditors

The Office of the Federal Consumer Prosecutor (PROFECO), is the Mexican federal governmental branch in charge of protecting the rights of the consumers.  Profeco, through the Department of Conciliation Services for Foreign Residents (CARE), protects your rights even if you live outside of Mexico. Regardless of your nationality, if you purchased any goods (e.g. timeshare) or hired a service from a supplier regulated by Mexican law and are not satisfied with the product or service, PROFECO offers assistance, and if applicable, facilitates conciliation between the parties free of charge.

For more information, please visit: 

Or contact Profeco at:

Dirección General de Quejas y Conciliación

Address: Av. José Vasconcelos 208, piso 6, Colonia Condesa, Delegación Cuauhtémoc, CP 06140, México, DF.

Tel.: (+52 55) 5211 1723

By email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

PROFECO has prepared a brochure with guidelines for buying timeshares in Mexico, available here: Click

  •  If you are an American citizen, you may also find useful the information about timeshares provided by the US Embassy in Mexico:

  •  You may also find helpful to check the information that the Mexican Tax Administration Service (SAT) has regarding timeshares (in Spanish): 

For more information call us at (212) 217 ​​6424 or visit the Consulate General of Mexico in New York, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm.