Michelin breaks ground on plant in León, Mexico
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Michelin breaks ground on plant in León, Mexico

LEÓN, Mexico (Aug. 24, 2016) — Group Michelin has started construction in Mexico of its 21st factory in North America — eight years after the global economic crisis of 2008 forced it to postpone the project. “I’m really excited because…
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Security Concerns Take a Back Seat as More US Manufacturers Look to Mexico

Mexico City (CNSNews.com) – Experts who help foreign companies build factories in Mexico report a recent surge in interest by U.S. and international firms, with executives voicing less concern about Mexico’s crime and security problems. “We’ve…
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Reshoring is the New Offshoring – But it’s Not Just a U.S. Trend

The offshoring trend that has dominated manufacturing footprint strategy for the last 30 years was based on solid benefits: lower labor costs, access to raw materials, inexpensive rent, etc. However, many factors such as the significant travel…
How International Issues Affect Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate
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How International Issues Affect Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate

There's no doubt that international buyers love U.S. real estate. In 2015, 15.4 percent of all commercial real estate buyers in the U.S. were from overseas, according to financial and professional services firm Jones Lang LaSalle. On the…
Mexico's Tourism and Foreign Investment Rankings Climb
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Mexico's Tourism and Foreign Investment Rankings Climb

Mexico got some good economic news this week on two fronts as new international surveys showed the nation moved into the world’s top 10 tourism countries and also boosted its ranking for U.S. foreign investment. The United Nations World…
The Multifaceted Metamorphosis Ahead for Mexico's Energy Markets
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The Multifaceted Metamorphosis Ahead for Mexico's Energy Markets

The Mexico energy market has been a hot topic ever since late 2013 when the government decided to liberalize the energy sector, opening it up to foreign investment. The reform provides an unprecedented opportunity for international companies…
Why Is Globalization Less Popular in Developed Economies Today While Latin America Seems Ready to Continue Its Embrace?
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Why Is Globalization Less Popular in Developed Economies Today While Latin America Seems Ready to Continue Its Embrace?

There are two clear groups in Latin America: those countries in favor of free trade, mainly the Pacific Alliance (Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico), and hopefully Argentina, and those against free trade (the rest). In particular, Brazil has…
Bosch to Invest Approximately $80 Million U.S. over the Next Four Years
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Bosch to Invest Approximately $80 Million U.S. over the Next Four Years

QUERETARO, Qro, Mexico – Bosch announced today that it has signed a property lease agreement for a greenfield site and will establish a new facility in Querétaro, Querétaro, Bajio region, in central Mexico. The announcement was made with…