The State of Nuevo Leon expects to exceed the FDI per US$5.7 billion received in 2014. With the start of operations of the Asian company Hamaden Mexico, the State has positioned itself as a good place to invest, by accumulating US$4.5 billion of FDI during 2015.
Hamaden Mexico require a US$35.8 million investment and it is expected to start production at the Interpuerto Monterrey Logistics Centre by 2016, in its first plant in Mexico, which will supply Kia Motors. Mauricio Garza Kalifa, Director of Interpuerto Monterrey, said that by the end of 2015 they expect the arrival of two Asian companies of the automotive industry, which will invest US$120 million. Celina Villarreal Cardenas, Minister of Economic Development, said that the investments that Interpuerto Monterrey has received have enabled the arrival of more than seven companies of energy and advanced manufacturing, representing an investment of US$1.2 billion and a generation of more than 3,000 jobs. The project has a capacity of 1,300 hectares and could accommodate up to 50,000 people.
Source: El Horizonte