October 2013 - Mexico Sets Record-Breaking Investment Inflows

Mexico Sets Record-Breaking Investment Inflows

Mexico’s attractiveness as an investment destination is increasingly rapidly, with solid expectations of long-term economic growth driving foreign direct investment (FDI) flows into the country’s wide range of globally competitive economic sectors. In the first half of 2013, Mexico received $23.8 billion in FDI, 2.5 times higher than the same period in 2012, setting record-breaking investment inflows.

The Mexican Footwear Industry Provides Shoes for the World

Mexico’s footwear industry has been undergoing major changes over the last decade. The new challenges of a highly competitive global market are setting the bar quite high for a large number of companies in the sector. In this regard, new innovation projects are being developed in Mexico. And these efforts are paying-off; Mexico is currently ranked number 8 in global footwear production.

Success Stories

  • Schneider Electric Invests in Innovation Center in Monterrey
  • Delphi Opens New Plant in Zacatecas
  • Mitsubishi is Investing in an Auto Parts Plant in Queretaro
  • First Solar Acquires Portfolio of Energy Projects in Sonora
  • Mitchell Plastics Announces Expansion into Mexico

State Profiles

  • Baja California
  • Nevada

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