Mexico has set up its first consulate in south India in Chennai that will cater to Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. This is the Latin American country’s third consulate in India, with the other two being in Mumbai and Kolkata, Mexico’s Ambassador to India, Melba Pria said. The Ambassador said the country was exploring Free Trade Agreement with India. Ramkumar Varadarajan, Managing Director, Shri Govindaraja Textiles, has been appointed Honorary Consul. She said that for the first time, Mexico had overtaken Brazil as the top destination of India’s exports to Latin America. India’s exports to Mexico were $2.8 billion in 2015-16.