Employment in establishments that participate in the Manufacturing Industry, Maquiladora and Export Services Program (Immex) reported an increase of 4.6% in November, based on seasonally adjusted figures, according to the most recent data from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi).

Since 2009, the number of jobs in the establishments participating in the Immex program has been growing non-stop.

In 2016 an annual average of 4.3% was registered, in 2015 and 2014 it was of 5.1%, in 2013 the jobs grew 6.2%, in 2012 it averaged 6.3%, 2011 it was 5.4% and in 2010 the squares of work increased by 9.7%.

By breaking down the items that make up this indicator, the following readings are obtained: manufacturing establishments observed an increase of 4.6% in employed personnel, while non-manufacturing, which includes agriculture, fishing, commerce and services, recorded an increase of 5.0% at annualized rate.

The jobs that grew the most during the penultimate month of 2017 were the administrative employees, with an upward variation of 6.4%, while those that reflected lower growth were the positions of workers and technicians, with 3.7% per year.

By the end of November, there were 2,614,158 registered employees in manufacturing facilities with Immex program, of which 34.05% are dedicated to manufacture transport equipment, 11.8% specialize in computer equipment, communication and electronic accessories, and 6.8% make electrical and power generation appliances.

The remunerations received by workers affiliated with the Immex program increased marginally by 0.1% at the annual rate, after registering two consecutive months of decreases.

This increase was driven by the establishments that work in non-manufacturing industries, which grew 4.3%, while the manufacturing industry spun five months of contractions, registering a decrease of 0.2% per year during November.

The hours worked increased 4.6% during the penultimate month of the year, from this figure it is broken down that manufacturing manufacturers increased their working time by 4.4% and non-manufacturing workers by 6.2% compared to the eleventh month of 2016.

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