The holder of SAGARPA, José Calzada Rovirosa, reported that in 2016, Mexican exports to China will double; He said the trade agreements signed between the two countries represent greater profits for Mexican producers. In Campeche, José Calzada, secretary of Agriculture said that China opened further its borders to Mexican livestock, fishery and agricultural products. He reported that in 2016, Mexican exports to China will double. “Today we export about $ 150 million in agricultural products to China and next year we will be exporting 300 million dollars. We have products such as avocado, tequila, and berries, we will begin to export pork, beef and particularly white corn; to Mexico this will represent meaningful value in our trade
balance”, said José Calzada, secretary of Agriculture. Calzada Rovirosa said the trade agreements signed between the governments of Mexico and China represent higher profits for producers in the Mexican countryside. “Today we have an important production nationwide. Nearly 90 billion dollars’ worth of domestic production of the primary sector in the third quarter”. In Campeche, the Secretary of Agriculture was in the municipalities of Carmen and Xpujil, where he delivered agricultural supports and catastrophic insurance. He said that next year will be planted in Campeche 100,000 hectares of oil palm that will benefit more than 25,000 families Campeche.