Cotuco seeks to attract real estate market to Baja California
TIJUANA – Comité de Turismo y Convenciones (Cotuco) plans to position the coastal area of Baja California, conformed by Tijuana and Rosarito Beaches, within the Anglo-Saxon market to attract more home buyers or land in the border region. This is a trip to Los Angeles, California, said the presid...
Cummins implements a system to reuse water
CIUDAD JUAREZ – In order to move forward with its environmental objectives, the company Cummins, leader in technological solutions, implemented a waste water reuse system in the auxiliary services of its plant located in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua. For the past 20 years, the Cummins plant in Ciuda...
Customs section was inaugurated at Interpuerto Monterrey
The project to install and start a customs section inside Interpuerto Monterrey became a reality. Authorities of  Servicio de Administración Tributaria  (SAT) recently confirmed the news to the customs section B, mentioning that this is a "project designed to become a logistics and manufacturing...
Customs to detonate at the northern border
TIJUANA – Private initiative and authorities of the three orders of government created the Fourth Transformation of Mexico's Customs on the Northern Border, a working group to promote the free border zone. The president of Consejo de Desarrollo de Tijuana (CDT), Aram Hodoyán Navarro, explained t...
Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center achieves investment of US$215 million
Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center (CHMC) announced the start of construction of a new tower to serve a growing population that includes more than 70,000 residents of the city center and south, 15,000 homeless people and more than 500,000 tourists who visit their tourist areas daily. ...
Disinterest discarded at Tamaulipas’ border
TAMAULIPAS – The undersecretary of Promoción de Inversiones in Tamaulipas, Sergio Luis Garcia Badiola, just ruled out any lack of interest by betting on the border, after entrepreneurs in Nuevo Laredo draw attention to fiscal changes issues. For example industry doesn't enter into a scheme of ...
Engie to invest US$52.4 million in Tamaulipas
TAMAULIPAS . –  Engie announced a US$52.4 million investment plan in Tamaulipas to increase the residential, commercial and industrial natural gas network in the cities of Madero, Altamira, Reynosa, Matamoros and Rio Bravo. Julio César Rosas, Engie's regional director in Tamaulipas, explained...
Expansion plans in wind energy are stopped
CIUDAD VICTORIA – The cancellation of the electric auction for the sale of wind or solar energy and the suspension of the transmission line from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec to Mexico City, will affect the investment of clean energy made in Tamaulipas. Investments that include the operation of thre...
Exxon and Chevron report solid progress
MEXICO – The main U.S. oil companies, ExxonMobil and Chevron, closed 2018 with strong profits, despite last year's volatility in crude oil prices. Chevron closed the year with a profit of US$14.824 billion, 61% more than in 2017. Meanwhile, ExxonMobil ended 2018 with net profits of US$20.840 mill...
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...



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