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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
  • 5 maquilas leave and 3,000 jobs arrive

    Last February, five maquiladora plants closed their doors in Ciudad Juarez, but in even term the sector’s labor force grew with 2,996 jobs. According to data from the Mexican Statistics Agency, Instituto Nacional de Estadistica, Geografia e Informatica (INEGI), in the annual comparison, i.e. between February 2011 and February 2012, Ciudad Juarez lost 13 maquiladora companies. However, during such term the number of employees working for maquiladora industry kept growing. INEGI data further show that maquiladora industry is still far from recovering from the crisis. Between October 2007 and June 2009, maquiladoras in Ciudad Juarez cut down 62,338 out of the 217,901 direct jobs they had. Recovery by maquiladora industry in Juarez has been among the slowest, since they are still to recover 35,307 jobs (16.2%) to reach the number they had in 2007.
    Source: El Diario | Date: 25/05/2012