Two different investors of Chinese origin have put a magnifying glass on the coal mining region of Coahuila, in order to inject US$30 million dollars in the construction of a coal coking plant.

“There is an investment in the making; two Chinese investors are very interested in setting a coking plant up. They are to come in early 2019 to evaluate the region and we are confident that it will happen and that this will strongly strengthen the coal sector,” said Jaime Guerra Perez, Secretary of Economia y Turismo of the entity.

The investors’ intentions are to enhance the calorific value of coal and thereby create products such as methanol, ammonium sulfate, tar, tooth sulfur paste, and benzene.

“For every million tons of coke, 120,000 tons of methanol, 15,600 tons of ammonium sulfate, 54,000 tons of tar, 2,400 of dental sulfur paste and 15,200 tons of benzene are generated. This opens up another market in the region.”

Professionals from the Research Center in Applied Geosciences of the Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila said that from the central region of the state on the border with Texas, United States, Coahuila is rich in two coal basins whose betas are divided into thermal and metallurgical coal.

Furthermore, Coahuila possesses coal reserves that allow the industry to continue extracting for more than 90 years and it has two power plants with a capacity to generate 2,600 megawatts of energy per year, which translates into 7.5% of Mexico’s energy.

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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey presented a 2020 budget proposal of US$700,000, which would improve refrigerated capacity at international customs between Sonora and Arizona to increase international trade.

In social networks, the president of Arizona said that "Arizona is open to business, and we have investment proposals to bring more trade through the Mariposa checkpoint in Nogales.

The Governor's Office said that the expenses would attract new imports to the international port, and the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) based in Nogales.

The group of investors said in a statement that the investment would help the state to add jobs and increase its tax base.

FPAA president, Lance Jungmeyer, assured last fall to supervisors in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, that 4 prefabricated cold storage units would cost between US$800,000 and US$1 million.

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CIUDAD OBREGÓN – 55 investment projects are being negotiated by authorities of Secretaría de Desarrollo Económico of the State of Sonora for this 2019, although it is unknown how many of these plans are projected for the south of the State.

Leonardo Ciscomani Freaner, undersecretary of Desarrollo Económico of the State, estimated that at least between 12 and 15 of the projects will be completed, although it is unknown for which area of the entity it will be.

"We are working very hard to achieve the investment, which correspond to areas such as space, electronics and mining, these are strategic areas of the State of Sonora," he added.

The advantages that the 55 prospects see in the state are: proximity to the United States and the presence of the port of Guaymas, which would facilitate the exit of various products by sea, and that despite the statistics Sonora continues to be a safe state for investment.

Source: El Imparcial 

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In the last quarter of 2018 there were reported more than 296,000 people working in the tourism sector of Baja California Sur.

The minister of Secretaría de Turismo, Economía y Sustentabilidad (Setues), Luis Humberto Araiza Lopez, pointed out that 74.5% of the existing workforce in the South Californian territory corresponds to tourism.

The sum of efforts , allows increasing the arrival of visitors to all destinations in Baja California Sur and generate a greater economic flow, added Minister Araiza.

"We are a state with a tourist vocation and the professional development we have sustained in this industry has allowed us to position ourselves as a national benchmark in terms of economic growth," said Araiza Lopez at the conclusion.

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74.5 % of the workforce in Baja California Sur belongs to tourism: Setues
In the last quarter of 2018 there were reported more than 296,000 people working in the tourism sector of Baja California Sur. The minister of Secret...

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