21 companies presented new investment projects to Juarez. The projects are valued US$990 million valued and they will generate 10,000 new jobs during 2015, announced Israel Beltran, Coordinator of Industrial Promotion for the Sub secretary of Economy for the Northern Region.
The official said that during 2014, more than 30,000 new jobs were recorded and registered with Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), as the manufacturing sector accounts for 25,000 of these occupations. “According to records of the Secretary of Economy´s Exports Manufacturing Industry (IMMEX) program, recorded 43 new companies were registered in 2014 and 461 thousand new jobs were generated,” said Mr. Beltran. The official announced that a Korean company firmly intends to invest over US$23 million in Ciudad Juarez, thus creating 600 new jobs by the second half of 2015.
Source: El Monetario