Refrigerators investment to increase Sonora-Arizona trade
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 hav...
3 million jobs threatened by potential U.S.-Mexico border shutdown
US – A border shutdown such as the one U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to impose could seriously affect trade between Mexico and the United States, greatly harming Mexico’s maquila industry, upon which more than 3 million jobs depend, as well as US$195 billion in annual exports. Acco...
5,000 jobs have been lost in Matamoros
MATAMOROS – The labor conflict in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, which began in January this year, counts 5,000 layoffs. "At least 5,000 workers have ended their employment relationship, and the rights of each have been respected," said María Estela Chavira Martínez, Minister of Labor of Tamaulipas. ...
52% of works in Tijuana are assigned to foreigners
TIJUANA – According to Confederación Patronal de la República Mexicana (Coparmex) in Tijuana, at least 52% of the works in the city are assigned to construction companies from other states in the country. The president of Cámara Mexicana de la Industria de la Construcción (CMIC) Tijuana deleg...
55 investment projects are negotiated for Sonora
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 Desarro...
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 Secretaría de Turismo, Economía y Sustentabilidad (Setues), Luis Humberto Araiza Lopez, pointed out that 74.5% of the existing workforce in the South Cali...
Adair Homes Launches into Arizona
PHOENIX – Adair Homes, Inc., a leading on-your-lot builder that specializes in affordable custom homes in the Pacific Northwest, is excited to announce its launch into the Arizona market with the opening of its first office in the state of Phoenix. Adair's Arizona offerings will target prospective...
AHMSA freezes US$200 million investment in Coahuila
COAHUILA – Altos Hornos de Mexico (AHMSA) announced that it will freeze an investment of US$200 million in a cold rolling mill that would be in Monclova, Coahuila. The Mexican steelmaker reported that the decision was taken due to the tariffs imposed by the United States on Mexico last year, as i...
Airbus Helicopters and Helisim build Pilot Training Center in Texas
TEXAS – Airbus Helicopters and Helisim began the construction of a new training center for helicopter pilots and maintenance personnel in Grand Prairie, Texas, which will include a new full flight simulator for the next generation H 145, H 175 and H 160.  With an initial investment of US$40 mil...
An alert has been declared due to sales of contaminated chicken
MEXICO – Local businesses are selling contaminated U.S. chicken in Matamoros, Reynosa and the border region, Cámara Nacional de Comercio, Servicio y Turismo de Tamaulipas warned. "The chicken imported from the U.S. and that is imported mainly by the Customs of Matamoros and Reynosa has presented...
Apple expects to create 1,200 jobs in San Diego
SAN DIEGO – About three months ago, Apple announced it planned to add 1,000 jobs in the San Diego region over the next three years. The Cupertino, CA-based tech giant said it would increase that total by 200 jobs as part of a plan to make the city one of its principle engineering hubs. Apple (NAS...
APS is planning several batteries on the power grid in Arizona
ARIZONA – The energy market in the Southwest has hit a turning point, with battery prices falling so low that the technology is now the least expensive way to provide customers electricity, according to officials from Arizona Public Service Co. To take advantage of the historic shift, the state's...
Arca Continental stopped operations in Matamoros
MATAMOROS – Due to the blockade of its facilities, the lack of security guarantees for its collaborators and the free circulation of its delivery units, Bebidas Mundiales, embotelladora de Coca Cola y filial de Arca Continental, decided to suspend its production and distribution operations in Mata...
Arizona Athletics unveils US$16.5 million indoor sports center
ARIZONA – The University of Arizona unveiled the new, multi-million dollar Cole and Jeannie Davis Sports Center Sunda. Just across the street from Arizona Stadium, on the former site of Kindall-Sancet Stadium, the US$16.5 million indoor facility is temperature controlled, so teams can work throug...
Arizona public universities generate billions in economic impacts
ARIZONA – A first-of-its-kind study reveals that the economic and fiscal impacts of Arizona’s public universities total billions of dollars each year. The Arizona Public University Enterprise, which includes Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University and the University of Arizona, cr...
Arizona republicans propose border tax
Republican legislators in Arizona proposed an initiative to charge fees for accessing pornographic content sites on the internet to raise funds to pay for the border wall promised by U.S. President Donald Trump. Arizona's HB2444 proposal detailed that the state government can integrate a block to p...
Arizona Senate bill creates new college tuition rate for “dreamers”
PHOENIX — Courting a possible lawsuit, state senators voted Wednesday to direct the Board of Regents and community college boards to create special tuition rates for students who graduate from Arizona high schools but don’t qualify as in-state residents. The main beneficiaries would be “dream...
Arizona shows solid growth in professional services, finance and health jobs
ARIZONA – The number of jobs in Arizona are expected to increase steadily during the next two years, with education, health services and finance/professional services seeing the biggest gains. According to projections from the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity, the number of jobs is expected...
Arizona solar jobs down 10% in 2018
ARIZONA – The U.S. solar industry employs 242,343 workers as of 2018, a decline of nearly 8,000 solar jobs (3.2 percent) compared to 2017, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2018, released today by The Solar Foundation. In Arizona, there were 7,524 solar jobs in 2017, a drop of 10 percen...
Asia increases interest to invest in Tijuana: Deitac
TIJUANA  – As a result of the promotion carried out by Desarrollo Económico e Industrial de Tijuana (Deitac), in Asia, during November, is expected the arrival of 4 new companies to Tijuana in the coming months, specifically in the medical and plastics. The president of this agency, Carlos Hi...



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