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  • Pepsico invests US$56.6 millions in treatment plant
  • Chihuahua will manufacture an airplane by 2023
  • The first machines for Audi plant have arrived
  • Interjet reports the results of Mexico-Bogota route a year after it started operating
  • Altamira Port will receive investments for US$75.5 million in 2014
  • OMA will invest US$26.5 million in the new Acapulco terminal
  • Audi, BMW and Mercedes looking for suppliers in Mexico
  • Auto parts company starts operations in Parral
  • Cesar Duarte will travel to China to “secure” assembly plant
  • Guanajuato Inland Port grows with new tenants
  • A new Hyundai plant may be installed in Nuevo Leon
  • Aeromexico and Mexico City Government inaugurate the first "CDMX" airplane to promote tourism
  • Jalisco attracts German investment in the automotive and aerospace industries
  • Kostal Group will build a second plant
  • The Minister of the Economy inaugurated 2 new plants in Bafar Complex
  • Amistad Welcomes Mahle and TitanX
  • 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
  • Factories cut down jobs throughout the world

    Mexico City — Factories all over the world reduced the number of employees for the first time since November 2009, because global manufacturing activity shrank for the second month in a row, a survey revealed last Wednesday. JPMorgan’s Index on World Factory Activity fell to 48.4 in July from 49.1 in June and dropped even lower from the 50 points mark separating growth from shrinkage. JPMorgan, responsible to prepare the survey, warned that amidst weak demand and a steep drop in orders placed, more layoffs may be expected. “Recent cost cuts are providing some respire, but this will be of little benefit in the long term if underlying demand is unable to rebound”, David Hensley, Director, Global Economic Coordination for JPMorgan, said.
    Source: Reforma | Date: 03/08/2012