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  • Zacatecas, with everything to have an Automotive Cluster
  • Collaboration Agreement entered by the SLP Government and the company BMW, S.A. de C.V.
  • The Mexican and German Ministers of Foreign Affairs inaugurated an industrial plant in Mexico
  • Nemak will invest US$200 million in two plants
  • Embraer will make airplane interiors in Chihuahua
  • Dishon will join the aerospace sector in Queretaro
  • SLP delivers land to BMW for the new plant
  • Nemak will build two factories in Mexico
  • Toyota Mexico will manufacture a new car with US$100 million
  • Aerospace sector in Baja California booming
  • Coca-Cola will invest US$7 billion in this Administration
  • Toyota will invest US$100 million in Mexico
  • Alcom Electronicos invests US$18.3 million in Tamaulipas
  • Coahuila attracts aeronautic companies
  • Investment in Mexican aerospace industry announced
  • First Korean company opens in Guanajuato Inland Port
  • ThyssenKrupp Aerospace will increase aluminum production by 20%
  • 36,700 airplanes will join the air fleet within 20 years due to the 5% increase in air traffic
  • Six suppliers for Audi assembly plant will establish at Tlaxcala
  • Investment in Colon will generate 2,500 jobs
  • Mexico exports mainly raw materials to Asia

    Mexico City — Even if Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Argentina account for 80% of Latin America and the Caribbean’s trade with Asia, most of this exchange is raw materials, with little value added. According to a recent study published by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), 70% of products exported to Asia are iron, copper, soy, oil, sugar, paper pulp and poultry. The document named “Structuring the Future of the Relationship among Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean” points out that China, Korea, Japan and India account for 90% of Asia’s trade exchange with Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB considers that trade exchange between Latin America and Asia will continue to gradually shift from raw materials to manufactured products, because basic products demand and shortage will be growing globally.
    Source: CNN Expansion | Date: 22/05/2012