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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
  • Maquilas pay more taxes in Mexico

    Mexico City— The Mexican Council of Maquiladora and Export Manufacturing Industry, Consejo Nacional de la Industria Maquiladora y Manufacturera de Exportación (Index) demanded from Mexican fiscal authorities changes in this subject to provide foreign investment with certainty and make this activity more profitable when compared to countries such as China, Brazil, Thailand and South Korea. KPMG Consultants Firm prepared a Total Taxes Index, taking as basis Mexico, assigning it 100 points; from such baseline, it turns out that Costa Rica has 94 points, Brazil 42, China 38, Thailand 29 and South Korea 26 points, which means that all these countries have a competitive fiscal advantage over Mexico. According to Luis Aguirre Lang, INDEX Chairman, this situation arises from the fact that those countries provide fiscal certainty in the medium and long terms, while in Mexico fiscal provisions change every year, which “scares away investors” even if Export Maquiladora Regime is attractive.
    Source: El Diario | Date: 23/05/2012