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  • 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
  • Kenworth will increase production in Mexicali 33%
  • 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