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  • Automotive manufacturer will invest US$3 million in Jalisco
  • Mitchell Plastics open their doors in Queretaro
  • Mexico, ready to receive Canadian investment in SMC’s: Bancomext
  • More plants from foreign companies arriving to Monterrey
  • TEN Arquitectos the most likely choice to build the new airport
  • Technological Agroindustry Park to be built in Zapotlan
  • Parras will have an industrial park
  • Kia Motors will start assembling autos in Mexico in 2016
  • Aerospace Summit to be held in Queretaro
  • Mexico and the USA promote aerospace SMC’s cluster
  • Investment in Baja California aerospace industry
  • SCT promotes the creation of the Federal Civil Aviation Agency
  • Uruapan is attractive for assemblers in the automotive industry: Ministry of the Economy
  • Vesta is raising an automotive industrial park in Tlaxcala
  • Peña Nieto will announce the new Hyundai plant
  • Guanajuato wants it all: they are after suppliers
  • Guanajuato will reactivate the leather industry
  • Nissan will assemble three Infiniti models in the new Aguascalientes Complex
  • International Surface Finishing Academy announces Anodizing for Aerospace Workshop to be held at the UNAQ campus in Queretaro, Mexico
  • Aerospace sector, efficient; reaches US$1 billion trade surplus
  • 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