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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
  • 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