Federal government will invest US$415 million in Baja California
BAJA CALIFORNIA – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced an urban improvement program for marginalized neighborhoods near tourist areas, with an investment of US$415 million in 15 cities, including Tijuana and Mexicali. In this sense, the undersecretary of Tourism in the state of...
FedEx Express inaugurates operational station in Mexicali
MEXICALI – Due to the economic dynamism of Baja California, the FedEx Express operating station was inaugurated in Mexicali to provide logistics services including distribution and storage of goods. "Baja California shows a solid growth trend, so it' s important to have the support of infrastruct...
Fibra Macquarie begins construction of an industrial development
Fideicomiso de Inversión en Bienes Raíces (Fibra), Macquarie México, began the construction of its first industrial complex in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, which involves a total investment of US$19.8 million. The complex will consist of two buildings of 20,000m2 each and will be completed in two s...
Fideapech will offer investment funds for regional companies
CHIHUAHUA – Through an investment fund promoted by Fideicomiso Estatal para el Fomento de las Actividades Productivas del Estado de Chihuahua (Fideapech) and state-owned private companies, investment will be sought in regional companies that need between US$2 and US$15 million and are not currentl...
Film industry generated more than US$3 million in revenue in Baja California
In order to promote the production of audiovisual productions in Baja California, the state government, through Secretaría de Turismo (Secture), presented the statistical results of the film industry for 2018, with the generation of more than US$3 million. In a statement, the head of the Secture, ...
First Regional Center for Innovation and Economic Development for MSMEs is created
CHIHUAHUA – Fideicomiso Estatal para el Fomento de las Actividades Productivas del Estado de Chihuahua (Fideapech) and Universidad La Salle, signed a collaboration agreement for the creation of the first Regional Center for Innovation and Economic Development for micro, small and medium enterprise...
Fishing activity boosted in Baja California
BAJA CALIFORNIA – Matias Arjona Rydalch, head of Secretaría de Pesca y Acuacultura Estatal, assured that they will benefit cucapás fishermen from the El Indiviso ejido, whom they have supported for the construction of facilities for reception, processing and shipping. Arjona Rydalch said that ...
Fishing and Aquaculture increase 39% in Baja California
Baja California registered a 39% increase in total production of fish and aquaculture, said the governor of the entity, Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, during a meeting he held with the head of Secretaría de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural (Sader) Víctor Villalobos Arámbula. Francisco Vega, explained...
Flowers’ entry will be forbidden into Customs on Valentine's Day
BROWNSVILLE – In view of the upcoming Valentine's Day celebrations, the federal authority for agriculture in international bridges, as well as Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP), report that some plants and flower arrangements will not be allowed to access the country. Elías Rodríguez, CBP ...
Ford will move the production of its van “Transit Connect” to Sonora
 SONORA – The next generation of the van “Transit Connect” will be produced in the Mexican plant of Ford in Hermosillo, Sonora. This decision was made in order to comply with the regional content of the new United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) and to promote the benefits that th...
Free zone would enlarge regional gap
SONORA – In order for southern Sonora to develop its economy and not present a regional gap within the state, federal and state governments should work together to grant more tax facilities to this area, said Jose de Jesus Nares Felix, president of Cámara Nacional de Comercio, Servicios y Turismo...
Furniture industry in Baja California is lagging behind
BAJA CALIFORNIA – Currently, 80% of the wood used as raw material in Baja California is imported from the United States or is brought from other entities in the Republic, so it is necessary to invest in sustainable exploitation mechanisms that can better support the industry. The president of the...
Genstar Capital closes Fund IX and affiliated overage fund with US$7 billion of committed capital
SAN FRANCISCO – Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the financial services, software, industrial technology, and healthcare industries, today announced the final closing of Genstar Capital Partners IX with US$5.5 billion in limited partner ...
Google to expand in Texas as part of its US$13 billion investment plan
AUSTIN, TX – Google recently announced that it is to expand in Texas. Through a post on the company’s website, Google explained that they are investing more than US$13 billion in the development of new offices and data centers across the United States. The company’s major investment will allo...
Government of Nuevo León promotes technology with MIND4.0
NUEVO LEON – The government of Nuevo Leon, through Secretaría de Economía y Trabajo del estado carried out for the first time MIND4.0 Monterrey, a program of acceleration and escalation of 4.0 solutions in the industry, based on the Experience of the Basque Program BIND4.0 (Basque Industry 4.0)....
Green Light to Sierrita Compressor Expansion
Federal regulators gave Kinder Morgan the green light to begin construction on its Sierrita Compressor Expansion, a project that could spur new demand for Permian gas in Northwest Mexico. The project will expand the existing 61- mile, 36-inch-diameter Sierrita Gas Pipeline, which currently offers a...
Grupo Altozano invests US$263 million in Ciudad Juárez
CIUDAD JUAREZ – The governor of Chihuahua, Javier Corral, highlighted the impact that the Altozano real estate project will have on the development of Ciudad Juárez, by investing more than US$263 million, promoted and supported by the government of the state of Chihuahua. "The news excite us be...
Grupo México invested US$3.8 billion in Sonora
SONORA – In the last 13 years, Grupo Mexico mining company spent US$3.8 billion in Sonora on investment projects, wages and salaries, payment to suppliers, education and road infrastructure. The mining company reported that the largest investment was for payment to suppliers domiciled in the stat...
HCAP Partners announces new investment in Mission Healthcare
SAN DIEGO – HCAP Partners, a California-based private equity firm and recognized impact investor, announced its investment in Mission Healthcare, a leading home health and hospice services provider headquartered in San Diego, CA. With 10 locations and wide-ranging coverage throughout Southern Cal...
Health Information Exchange Announces Connection with Emergence Health Network
EL PASO — PHIX announced that Emergence Health Network is participating with El Paso’s Health Information Exchange. As the Local Mental Health and IDD Authority in El Paso County, EHN provides a variety of services to address the needs of vulnerable citizens in the region, including those with...



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