Alcoa Corporation, generating employment in Coahuila

Category: News
Published: 2015-06-18

Alcoa recently announced a US$37.7 million investment for the new plant in Ciudad Acuña, which will generate 1,700 new jobs. With this new addition, the number of investment projects underway in Coahuila rises to 87 and counting, currently valued at US$3.6 million.

Alcoa recently announced a US$37.7 million investment for the new plant in Ciudad Acuña, which will generate 1,700 new jobs. With this new addition, the number of investment projects underway in Coahuila rises to 87 and counting, currently valued at US$3.6 million. According to the Ministry of Economy, more than half of these funds came from FDI, which is the largest amount recorded in the last 25 years. Besides, Coahuila ranks second in exports in Mexico. The State’s Governor Ruben Moreira pointed out that during his administration, 98,335 jobs have been created. Only from the January to May 2015 period, 21,268 employments were created.

Source: Zócalo Saltillo

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