Welcome to The Contreras Report: Business Mexico

April 27, 2020 00:15:02
Welcome to The Contreras Report: Business Mexico
The Contreras Report: Business México
Welcome to The Contreras Report: Business Mexico

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Covering topics such as México economy, goods & services crossing the Méxican/US border, trade agreements, the business life, and interviews that will open your mind to new business possibilities.

This program is presented by Raoul Lowery-Contreras. He understands the business.

THE CONTRERAS REPORT-BUSINESS MEXICO, answers these questions and punctures myths…

These questions and answers are why you should listen to THE CONTRERAS REPORT – BUSINESS MEXICO.

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