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  • US$410 million to be invested in Chihuahua, generating 5,500 jobs
  • Mexico enjoys international investors’ confidence
  • Senior Operations will grow in Saltillo
  • Quimmco invests in auto parts development
  • Sanmina will invest US$27 million
  • Aeromexico, Interjet and Volaris receive supplies from Leon
  • Chihuahua looking in Canada for aerospace investment.
  • Aerospace companies will invest in Mexico
  • Aerospace cluster strengthened by the execution of the Mexico-France Agreement
  • Penjamo wants to enter into the industrial activity with a new park
  • Eight companies from India will invest in Jalisco
  • ZKW breaks ground in Guanajuato Inland Port
  • The Government will invest US$909.10 million in the Merchant Marine for the energy boom
  • Audi inaugurates Specialization Center in Puebla
  • Halla Visteon Climate Control expands its operations in Chihuahua
  • Aeromar Carga expands its terminal in Mexico City International Airport
  • Volvo and Scania analyzing investing in Durango
  • Cisco will strengthen investment in domestic manufacturing
  • Artecola kicks-off operations in Leon, Guanajuato
  • Chinese companies will invest in Mexico
  • Juarez lost 10 maquilas in 2011

    Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua.- During 2011 Ciudad Juarez lost 10 maquiladora plants, which accounts for one third of maquilas closed throughout Mexico, according to the Mexican Statistics Agency, Instituto Nacional de Estadistica Geografia e Informatica (INEGI). Juarez, once known as the Capital of Maquiladoras, has been left behind by this industry; for example, while employment in Chihuahua City grew 23.5%, the increase in Ciudad Juarez was barely 2.41%, and throughout Mexico it was 4.11%. According to data from INEGI, in December 2010 Ciudad Juarez had 332 maquiladora plants, and by December 2011 the number of this type of companies operating here dropped to 322. Throughout Mexico only 29 plants were lost, which means that one third of maquilas closed were in Juarez.
    Source: El Diario | Date: 16/03/2012