Maquilas to be attracted with chain of supply
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua.- Public and private organizations are forming an organization that will be devoted to foster the generation of local supplies for maquiladora industry.
Jose Luis Armendariz Bailon, Chairman of the Maquiladoras Association, Asociacion de Maquiladoras Asociacion Civil (AMAC), said that the National Center for Suppliers Development, to be created by AMAC together with the Ministry of the Economy and the National Council of Maquiladora and Export Manufacturing Industry (CNIMMEX), will help attract more companies to establish in Juarez.
According to data from the Mexican Statistics Agency, Instituto Nacional de Estadistica, Geografia e Informatica (INEGI), maquiladora industry in Juarez went back 0.05% in 2011, after losing 97 jobs.
In such term, INEGI points-out, maquiladora industry in Chihuahua City gained 10,905 jobs, for a 23.5% increase. Growth throughout the State of Chihuahua reached 2.4%, with 6,036 jobs created in 2011.
Source: El Diario | Date: 23/03/2012