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California-Mexico Business Relationship

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Gov. Jerry Brown and a delegation of roughly 100 businessman, farmers and lawmakers are in Mexico this week trying to boost trade opportunities and expand economic cooperation. Mexico is the state’s largest trading partner and Brown is inviting increased investment in California. Jock O’Connell is a Sacramento-based International Trade Advisor for Beacon Economics. He joins us to explain how increasing trade and investment with Mexico can help California’s economy. 


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California Gov. Jerry Brown, right, and Mexico's Energy Secretary Pedro Joaquin Coldwell talk as they prepare to sign a memorandum of understanding, in Mexico City, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Brown will take another break in his trade visit to Mexico to talk about immigration reform with religious leaders from Latin America on Tuesday. The private session will come after he discusses university exchanges and energy projects between Mexico and California. He was to sign an education agreement early in the day, then meet with Mexico's energy secretary, the president of the Senate and other officials. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

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