Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A. de C.V. ("FEMSA" or the "Company") (NYSE:FMX; BMV:FEMSA UBD), Mexico's largest and one of Latin America's leading beverage companies, today reported consolidated net sales of Ps. 11.282 billion for the second quarter, an increase of 10.0 % over the second quarter of 1999.