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  • US$410 million to be invested in Chihuahua, generating 5,500 jobs
  • Mexico enjoys international investors’ confidence
  • Senior Operations will grow in Saltillo
  • Quimmco invests in auto parts development
  • Sanmina will invest US$27 million
  • Aeromexico, Interjet and Volaris receive supplies from Leon
  • Chihuahua looking in Canada for aerospace investment.
  • Aerospace companies will invest in Mexico
  • Aerospace cluster strengthened by the execution of the Mexico-France Agreement
  • Penjamo wants to enter into the industrial activity with a new park
  • Eight companies from India will invest in Jalisco
  • ZKW breaks ground in Guanajuato Inland Port
  • The Government will invest US$909.10 million in the Merchant Marine for the energy boom
  • Audi inaugurates Specialization Center in Puebla
  • Halla Visteon Climate Control expands its operations in Chihuahua
  • Aeromar Carga expands its terminal in Mexico City International Airport
  • 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
  • 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