Caintra proposes budget to support small enterprises
NUEVO LEON – Cámara de Industria de Transformación (Caintra) of Nuevo Leon proposed to the federal government, a budget of at least US$780 million per year to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country. In an analysis, the private organization pointed out that these represent so...
California lost nearly 10,000 solar plant jobs in 2018
CALIFORNIA – California’s solar industry shed nearly 10,000 jobs last year over uncertainty about the Trump administration’s tariffs on imported solar panels and state policy changes, a new report reveals. The tariffs were set in January 2018, beginning at 30% with a 5% point reduction each y...
California suspends construction of high-speed train
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced his intention to suspend construction of the high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco. However, the suspension of the project is not total, since the governor indicated that the construction of a section of the line will be maintained, wh...
California Tech Company to create 150 jobs in Belfast
CALIFORNIA – A Silicon Valley based hi-tech company that specialises in protecting businesses from online fraud is to develop a new research and development (R&D) centre in the North which is expected to create 150 jobs. San Jose, California, headquartered Signifyd, which was founded by forme...
California Water Service Group announces 2018 earnings
SAN JOSE, CALIF. – California Water Service Group, announced the net income of US$65.6 million and diluted earnings per share of US$1.36 for 2018, compared to net income of US$72.9 million and diluted earnings per share of US$1.52 in 2017.  The 2017 as reported net income was increased for an imm...
Canacintra concerned about lack of rules on border decree
CIUDAD JUAREZ – Cámara Nacional de la Industria de la Transformación (Canacintra), announced at a press conference its concerns due to the lack of operating rules for the border decree, as well as the authorization to expand the registration of companies to invoice VAT to 8%. This publication o...
CBP to close cargo lanes at El Paso international bridge
EL PASO – Commercial trucks crossing El Paso-area international bridges from Mexico are facing waits of up to 12 hours, which is causing production problems in Juárez factories and could slow manufacturing operations in the United States, manufacturing industry leaders say. The problem could get...
Central and Northern Mexico drive industrial real estate market
MEXICO – North-central Mexico will continue to drive the growth of the industrial real estate market, where despite economic uncertainty, continues the interest of large investors and developers, said Patricio Dominguez, director for the industrial sector of Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) Mexico. In ...
Chihuahua brings aerospace industry laboratory
CHIHUAHUA  – An investment of US$7.5 million contributed by Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (Conacyt) will create 7 specialized laboratories for the aerospace industry; one of them will be installed in Chihuahua in charge of the company HT-MX and the rest will be built at Universidad ...
Chihuahua invests US$619,536 in maintenance of industrial parks
CIUDAD JUAREZ – To increase industrial competitiveness, the State Government, through Promotora de la Industria, gave maintenance to the infrastructure of six industrial parks in several municipalities, mainly in Ciudad Juárez, with an investment of more than US$619,536. It also promoted the att...
Chihuahua is the national leader in cotton production
Chihuahua occupies the 13th place in cotton production worldwide and the 1st place at national level with more than 1 million tons per year, which are grown in another 6 states of northern Mexico. According to Red Chihuahua, in 2018 the number of hectares for cotton cultivation in Chihuahua rose t...
Chihuahua State invests in video surveillance systems
CIUDAD JUAREZ – In 2018, the State government invested US$522,454 in the municipality of Juárez to strengthen video surveillance systems to support police operations and deployment, emergency response, crime prevention, the administration of justice and inter-institutional coordination. With reg...
Chihuahua will have an investment of US$16.4 million in 2019
CHIHUAHUA – After a Planning Committee Assembly, Governor Javier Corral announced that by 2019, there will be about US$16.4 million used for infrastructure throughout the state. During this session, Fondo de Infraestructura Social para el Estado de Chihuahua (FISE) 2019 was approved; it will cons...
Chihuahua, an attractive destination for investments and growth
With a total of 30 investments, expansions and industrial constructions during 2018, Chihuahua is positioned as an attractive destination for the establishment of export manufacturing companies in the country. According to numbers from Promotora de la Industria Chihuahuense and the State Government...
Chihuahua’s government contemplates US$60,149 worth of construction projects
CIUDAD JUAREZ – The government of the state of Chihuahua is set to launch the first public construction tenders for Ciudad Juarez by next month, which are part of a package of seven projects that amount to an investment of US$60,149. The minister of Communications and Public Works of the state, G...
China and Tamaulipas analyze investment opportunities
Tamaulipas governor, Francisco Garcia Cabeza de Vaca, accompanied the ambassador of the Republic of China in Mexico, Qiu Xiaoqi, during his first day of tour in Reynosa and Matamoros, where investment opportunities in energy matters were addressed. The ambassador of the Republic of China in Mexico,...
China seeks to increase investment in Tijuana
TIJUANA – Chinese entrepreneurs from the province of Shandong visited Tijuana in order to learn more about what the city has to offer, and invest in local industry to take advantage of the deals and geographical proximity to the world's largest market, the United States. This was announced by the...
China seeks to invest in the mining industry in Baja California
Countries such as China, Canada, India and US are interested in investing in the mining industry in Baja California, which represents 2% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the State. The head of Secretaría de Desarrollo Económico del Estado (Sedeco), Carlo Bonfante Olache, said that China is ...
Chinese Industry to invest in Baja California
With the geographical advantages offered by Baja California, the talent of its people, as well as Mexico's strategy to strengthen the implementation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty (TPP), more investments of Chinese origin are expected to arrive in the region this year. This was reported by...
Ciudad Juárez does not present labor problems
CIUDAD JUAREZ – The maquiladora industry in Ciudad Juárez hasn't had a single labor problem in contrast to the crisis that companies in the Matamoros border are experiencing due to the strikes, because in Juarez, the maquila is at the forefront and control of the unions is almost null, said Arnul...



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