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Dallas Fed Conference to Provide Economic Update on U.S.–Mexico Border Region

Experts to weigh in on trade, immigration, and investment issues

For Immediate Release: June 5, 2017

EL PASO—An upcoming conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch, will take a timely look at issues and economic conditions on the U.S.–Mexico border and the Paso Del Norte Region.

Presented in conjunction with Banco de México (the central bank of Mexico), the Consulate General of Mexico, the University of Texas at El Paso the Border Industrial Association, the Binational Economic Forum will convene stakeholders interested in the Paso Del Norte region for a midyear economic update.

Regional experts will discuss the importance of the binational economic dependence between the U.S. and Mexico and the implications for the Paso Del Norte Region. Topics such as trade, immigration, and investment issues will also be discussed, and attendees will have the opportunity to engage in a Q&A session.

The conference will be from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. June 23 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 600 El Paso St., El Paso, TX 79901. Media registration is required. Contact Ruben Ahedo, 915-521-5241.

Additional information about the conference, including a complete list of confirmed speakers, can be found on the Dallas Fed’s website. The event is open to the public, and registration is available online through June16. The fee is $25.

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Media contact:
Ruben Ahedo
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch
Phone: (915) 521-5241
E-mail: ruben.ahedo@dal.frb.org