Category: Border Crossing

Arizona-Mexico trade relationship continues to boost border economies

ARIZONA – Mexico is Arizona’s top trading partner, accounting for about 30% of the state’s exports to foreign markets, according to an extensive ongoing study by the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona With that in...

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PORT-LAREDO operated more than US$225 billion in 2018

LAREDO – The World Trade Bridge (WTB) is the main operating structure in PORT-LAREDO, which reached a traffic of 16,000 trailers per day this year from the 14,000 registered the previous year, as indicated by executives of the same port The...

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Nuevo León seeks to add more municipalities to the tax incentive order

MONTERREY – The requirement sent to the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP) to extend the tax stimulus decree in the border region seeks to incorporate 10 municipalities in Nuevo León that are currently not included in the free zone,...

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Trump administration is promising a new border wall

US – As the US Customs and Border Protection announced a spike in migrant apprehensions along the US-Mexico border in the last year, Trump administration officials again promoted their efforts to build 450 miles of new border wall by the end of...

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Ports To Plains will boost the economic activity of the northern border

ACUÑA – The road plan between Canada, the United States and Mexico called Ports To Plains will trigger the economy in much of the country; thus, the strengthening of the road infrastructure must be strengthened in Coahuila, according to the...

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Migrants can join the Tijuana industry: Arhitac

TIJUANA – There are 2,500 Central American migrants in Tijuana who already have a work visa and can be integrated into the city’s industry, said Ulises Araiza Sánchez, president of the Industry Human Resources Association in Tijuana...

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US$220 million will be invested in Laredo

MONTERREY – Texas Congressman Henry Cuellar said the city of Laredo is investing US$220 million to expand the World Trade Bridge III in Laredo from eight to 16 lanes, with the aim of achieving faster merchandise crossings “We want to work...

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Pharr bridge makes a US$30 million investment

TAMAULIPAS – Through the donations of the US Customs and Border Protection Acceptance Donation Program, the city of Pharr, Texas, invested US$30 million in the expansion of border crossings to expedite the transportation of oil and natural gas,...

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Texas receives US$220 million for border crossing

TEXAS – Pete Saenz, mayor of Laredo, Texas, said US$220 million have already been authorized to complete infrastructure works that will allow a more agile crossing over the international bridge of that city The official explained that among the...

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Interstate highway closure will affect exports

CIUDAD JUAREZ – The closure of Interstate 10’s (I-10) exit to Juárez from El Paso will affect the movement of goods from the maquiladora industry on the Mexican side of the border Manuel Sotelo Suárez, president of the Association of...

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