Login to Digital Content
User:
Pass:
 
Last News
  • Automotive sector provides impulse to 3M
  • The Governor of Queretaro heads the Mexican Manufacturing Association Meeting
  • Queretaro opens to Chinese investment
  • Investment will grow in the electric sector
  • Oil companies from Houston want to establish in Monterrey
  • Linares may attract an assembly plant: Sedec
  • Pemex announces investment in refineries for US$1.4 billion
  • The Aerospace Industry is starting to grow in Jalisco
  • The Ministry of Energy presents Round One to companies
  • Cleantech Challenge Mexico 2014
  • Aerospace clusters mitigate economic turbulence
  • 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
  • Foreign investment in Chihuahua dropped 42.6% due to lack of safety

    Chihuahua, Chihuahua— Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) dropped 42.6% in Chihuahua upon closing 2011 when compared to the amounts invested in 2010, according to historical data from the Ministry of the Economy. Last year US$884.2 million were invested at the state, while in 2010 investments amounted to US$1.540 billion. According to Ignacio Manjarrez, Chairman, Coparmex-Chihuahua, the drop is attributed to lack of public safety and the international economic crisis. As a matter of fact, according to analyses made by Aregional Consultants Firm, FDI dropped at the 10 states with the highest crime indexes. They informed that in 2006-2011 period, Sonora suffered a 56.69% drop, in Nuevo Leon it was 53.72%, State of Mexico 53.59%; Puebla 48.31%, Tamaulipas 45.52%, Chihuahua 40.89%, Quintana Roo 38.30%, Baja California 37.27% and Jalisco 32.63%.
    Source: El Siglo Torreón | Date: 31/05/2012