Puebla is a commercial and industrial center southeast of the capital. Since the 1960s, Volkswagen has had a plant here. Decisions being made by US President Donald Trump are already impacting business in Mexico.
During ongoing discussions about reworking the NAFTA free trade pact, Robert Lighthizer has said that he expects a breakthrough in the coming days, though his Mexican counterpart has urged more flexibility for a deal.
There are allegedly differences within the Chinese leadership over the course of the trade dispute with the US. A consensus might be found at the traditional summer party conference in Beidaihe.
With Trump in the White House, US-Mexican relations have plummeted to abysmal depths. But with the two countries' fates intertwined, observers say Mexico has the means to stand up to its powerful neighbor in the north.
The US president will try to sell the interim agreement with the EU as his own exclusive success. But in reality the "deal" is a victory for the unity and the steadfastness of the EU, says DW's Carsten von Nahmen.
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