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The Baja Aerospace Forum Held in Tijuana Last Week Achieved Great Success, Showcasing the State as Number One Destination for Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing in Mexico

Tijuana EDC: In an ideal setting, within the MRO hangar of Tijuana’s International Airport, the second Baja Aerospace Forum successfully achieved it´s objective of demonstrating to leading aerospace companies, the manufacturing experience, technical capabilities, logistics advantages and human capital available within the State of Baja California. Read more:


Baja CA: #1 Destination for Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing in Mexico

Audi To Build New Plant In Mexico Instead Of Using VW’s U.S. Plant

Volkswagen builds a lot of cars in North America. Some of them are built in Mexico, but many are built right here in the U.S. Audi wants to get in on the cheaper construction and shipping costs available here, but it doesn’t want to borrow VW’s extra capacity. Instead, it will build its own new plant in Mexico. Read more:

Audi To Build New Plant In Mexico

Mexico’s Security: Great Strides Forward on the Long Road Ahead

Outlook on Mexico’s Security from Antonio O. Garza, a former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. The security reforms and institutional structures being built in these last few years are still very much in their infancy and the country’s earlier economic and electoral reforms are, in many cases, less than two decades old. Read more:

Mexico’s Security: Great Strides Forward on the Long Road Ahead

Started Production of a New Beetle in Mexico

Volkswagen has announced the launch of series production model Beetle new generation at the plant in the Mexican city of Puebla. The first cars will travel to the United States and the European automotive new product will be available from October 2011. Read more:

Started Production of a New Beetle in Mexico

Latin America: Trade With China Grows

China’s trade in Latin America accounted for just one-fifth of that of the U.S in 2008. Currently, China´s major trading partners in the region are Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Argentina and Peru. Read more:

Latin America: Trade With China Grows

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Production Gets Underway in Mexico

Like many a Beetle before it, Volkswagen has prepped its newest escarabajo to begin running down production facilities in Mexico. Located in Puebla, Volkswagen de México serves as one of the nation’s largest employers, with a workforce of over 15,000 folks. Read more:

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Production Gets Underway in Mexico

Audi CEO Wants to Build Q5 in Mexico

According to a Times Free Press report, Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler wants a new factory in Mexico to produce the compact Q5 SUV. Everything is still up in the air at the moment, as Volkswagen officials are still keen on Audi joining them in Chattanooga, where the new Passat started being produced this spring. Read more:

Audi CEO Wants to Build Q5 in Mexico

Baja California Positioning Itself As Aerospace Manufacturing Hub

In an effort to cultivate more aerospace investment, the second annual Baja Aero Space Show brought together dozens of companies, investors, and industry representatives from both sides of the border. Read more:

Baja CA Positioning Itself As Aerospace Manufacturing Hub

Baja Aerospace Sector Seeks Suppliers

The main purpose of the Second International Baja Aerospace Supplier Forum was to gather suppliers and purchasers in the aerospace sector. Industry leaders in Baja California have been calling for more local suppliers of parts and services. To encourage connections, organizers scheduled more than 320 one-on-one meetings between between vendors and buyers. Read more:

Baja Aerospace Sector Seeks Suppliers

The Best Way To Balance The U.S. Trade Deficit Might Be Just South Of The Border

As talk continues about the best way to kickstart the U.S. economy, one of the best ways of creating jobs is by selling American products and services to other countries.
One of the largest opportunities for American companies to expand their market is by supplying the maquiladoras, or Mexican factories, just a few miles South of the border. Read more

U.S. Trade Deficit