Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Mexico City Mayor Miguel Mancera. Photo by Aquiles Duarte.
Chicago and Mexico City Cut New Kind of Trade Deal
November 18, 2013,
Last week, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Mexico City Mayor Miguel Mancera entered into a first-of-its-kind, city-to-city agreement. This was not a typical Sister Cities cultural exchange pact. The Global Cities Economic Partnership instead plans a series of joint initiatives in trade, innovation, and education to increase employment, expand advanced industries, and strengthen overall global competitiveness.