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Binational Economic Forum

El Paso

Presented by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch, in conjunction with Banco de México (central bank of Mexico), the Consulate General of Mexico, the University of Texas at El Paso and the Border Industrial Association.

The Binational Economic Forum convened stakeholders interested in the Paso Del Norte region for a midyear economic update. Regional experts  discussed timely issues and economic conditions on the U.S.–Mexico border and the Paso Del Norte Region, which  included 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 immigration, trade and investment were also be discussed, and attendees had the opportunity to engage in a Q&A session.


Friday, June 23
7:30 a.m. Registration/Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Welcome Remarks
  Jon Barela
The Borderplex Alliance
8:15 a.m. Binational Economic Perspectives
Roberto A. Coronado
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch
  Marcos Bucio
Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso
  Pedro Garza
Banco de México
  Tom Fullerton
University of Texas at El Paso
  Jerry Pacheco
Border Industrial Association
10:15 a.m. Closing Remarks
10:30 a.m. Adjourn
For More Information

Contact Ruben Ahedo, at or 915-521-5241.