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  • 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
  • Thirty Mexican companies are interested on bidding for the construction of NAICM
  • Gulfstream presents a new family of aircraft
  • Hangar being built in UNAQ
  • Tecma Group Mexico Manufacturing Mobile App Now Available
  • Aeromexico and its workers union reach an agreement
  • Bancomext has authorized a credit for US$50 million to rebuild Los Cabos Airport
  • Logistics Center to be built in Guanajuato
  • Two Canadian companies in the automotive field will establish in San Luis Potosi
  • Japanese investments reach US$500 million
  • Mexico will become an international hub
  • TechOps will consolidate its operations in 2015
  • Auto parts plant invests US$16.5 million in Puebla
  • INTERMEX MANUFACTURA DE CHIHUAHUA extended for 1 year its current lease contract with INTERMEX for its Shelter Services to MANOIR AEROSPACE.
  • Relevant topics to be discussed in Mexico’s Aerospace Summit to be held in Queretaro
  • The Mexican Air Force will hold an aerospace tradeshow in 2015
  • Proposal to create an Aerospace Medicine Institute in Mexico
  • Chihuahua’s leadership in maquiladora industry at risk

    Chihuahua, Chihuahua— Chihuahua’s share of export manufacturing employment in Mexico is going down; in January 2011 it was 13.8% and by February 2012 it had dropped to 12.6%, while Baja California is now only 0.5% away. According to monthly statistics on establishments operating under IMMEX Program, prepared by the Mexican Statistics Agency, INEGI, to last February there were 2 million 194 thousand 483 people occupied in the sector all over Mexico, of which 276,504 are found in Chihuahua. The State of Chihuahua has ranked first in employment generated by maquiladorsector for several years, but throughout time it has seen its share of the domestic market shrink. In November 2010 Chihuahua’s share in employment generated by export manufacturing sector was 13.7%, followed by Baja California with 12.2% and Nuevo Leon with 12.1%. In January 2011, Chihuahua contributed with 13.8% of employment, followed by Nuevo Leon with 12.2% and Baja California with 12.0%, according to INEGI’s statistics.
    Source: El Diario | Date: 17/05/2012