Articles tagged with: China


Commentary: China's rising wages may benefit Latin America

Good news for Latin America: wages in China, Vietnam and other Asian countries are rising faster than expected, leading growing numbers of multinational firms to move their manufacturing plants to Mexico and other countries closer to the U.S. market.

Posted in Manufacturing in Mexico


This Country is a Much Better Investment

Every few weeks, another major manufacturer announces plans to shut down production in China and bring jobs closer to home. Some companies such as GE (NYSE: GE) aim to boost production in the United States (GE will make hot water heaters in Kentucky, for example).

Posted in Foreing investment in Mexico


China Production Advantage Erodes as US, Mexico Gain

China could lose advantage over U.S. in five years if freight rates rise 5 percent annually. The cost advantage of manufacturing products in low-cost manufacturing locations in Asia will erode in comparison to the U.S. and Mexico in 2012, according to a new report by global consultancy AlixPartners.

Posted in Manufacturing in Mexico


Manufacturing in Mexico, A Strategic Alternative to China

With wages on the rise in China along with increasing shipping costs from China to North America, American companies are closely evaluating the benefits of moving manufacturing operations back to the U.S. Mexico is another viable option for companies looking to cut transportation costs.

Posted in Manufacturing in Mexico


On 10th birthday, BRICs show no signs of slowing

It was a decade ago that Jim O'Neill, then head of economic research for Goldman Sachs, coined the term to describe four of the world's fastest-growing, most dynamic economies that he believed would reshape the global economy: Brazil, Russia, India and China.

Posted in Politic / Economic issues


Mexico, fourth in the world with potential for shale gas

The discovery of significant reserves of shale gas has placed Mexico as the fourth country with the greatest potential for exploitation of the fuel, just below the United States, China and Argentina.

Posted in Business