Government


17Nov

Transport infrastructure requires US$38bn investment - CICM

Mexico needs to invest some 520bn pesos (US$38.1bn) in transport infrastructure over the next six years, including highways, airports, railways and ports, Jorge de la Madrid of the national college of civil engineers (CICM) said during an outline of the organization's proposed national infrastructure plan for 2013-2018.

Posted in Government

15Nov

Immigration from Mexico in fast retreat, data show

Census figures show that fewer people are leaving and many are returning as a lack of jobs in the U.S. and tighter border enforcement dissuade many who might have entered illegally.

Posted in Government

21Oct

Mexico means opportunity

A High Altitude Economy

Mexico has gained an important position as a leading innovation and manufacturing center in the aerospace industry. It is the country with the largest investment in aerospace manufacturing and is ranked sixth in aerospace research and development investment.

Posted in Government, Foreing investment in Mexico, Security in Mexico, Manufacturing in Mexico, Nearshoring/Offshoring, Business, Politic / Economic issues

09Sep

Mexico Proposes Spending Increase of 2.5% for 2012 Budget

Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s government proposed to boost spending by 2.5 percent in real terms for next year, when Latin America’s second-biggest economy will elect a new head of state.

The Finance Ministry submitted yesterday a proposal to congress for 2012 spending of 3.62 trillion pesos ($290 billion) and no changes to the tax code, according to a presentation on the agency’s website.

 

Posted in Government, Politic / Economic issues

29Aug

México reduce brecha tecnológica aeroespacial Vs. Canadá

MÉXICO, 19 de agosto, 2011.- Según la consultora The Everest Group, creadora de la primera escuela pública aeroespacial en el país, informa que ante sus programas educativos con especialistas de Estados Unidos y Canadá que son la base de dos universidades en la materia en Querétaro y Zacatecas, hoy México ha reducido la brecha tecnológica que hay con otros países en los cuales requirieron de al menos dos décadas para estar en a la vanguardia en la materia.

Posted in Government, Foreing investment in Mexico, Security in Mexico, Manufacturing in Mexico, Nearshoring/Offshoring, Business, Politic / Economic issues, Trends, Automotive, Aerospace, Economic Indicators

26Aug

Activan Sector Aeroespacial en Zacatecas.

Instalan un centro de capacitación para entrenar técnicos especializados.

The government of Zacatecas, with the support of The Everest Group, managed to install an Aerospace Centre, that will encourage the arrival of investments and the creation of well paying jobs in a state that historically has been characterized by the migration of its population to the U.S..

Posted in Government, Foreing investment in Mexico, Security in Mexico, Manufacturing in Mexico, Nearshoring/Offshoring, Business, Politic / Economic issues, Trends, Automotive, Aerospace, Economic Indicators