Aerospace “Made in Mexico”

Mexico’s aerospace industry is booming. Growth in this sector accounts for 145% over the past 10 years featuring export volumes of 8,600 million Dollars in 2018. That way, the country is the 12th biggest exporter of aerospace parts worldwide. In…

Vía Verde: Innovative green technologies in Mexico

The two-floor-freeway Anillo Periférico in Mexico City is one of the most used roads not only in Mexico but in the whole of Latin America. The enormous traffic volume is one of the main reasons for Mexico City belonging to the most air polluted…

Millenials in Mexico conquer the job market: Which implications does that have for companies?

Firstly, what does the term “Millenials” actually mean? The expression is based on the formal definition of the Millenials as the generation born around the turn of millennium. Considering different definitions, that classification covers…

Legal orientation for the acquisition or sale of share certificates and partnership interest certificates

In order to take a participation in companies located in Mexico by means of shares or partnership interests, amongst other laws, the Federal Fiscal Code (Código Fiscal de la Federación) has to be obeyed. Especially the share certificates or…

Infrastructure projects in Mexico: Inauguration of the TEC at the Port of Veracruz

On 1st of July, the Maltese container carrier White Shark was the first ship to arrive to the new specialized container terminal TEC (Terminal Especializada de Contenedores) at the port of Veracruz. The port was built by Hutchison Ports-Icave…

Mexico, a country for investment: Strains between Mexico and the United States are not an investment hindrance

After the stopgap agreement regarding trade and border affairs in connection with the conflict between Mexico and the US; the US President Donald Trump repeatedly threatens Mexico with imposing punitive tariffs on the country’s import goods.…

Great potential in Chapala's development plan

Jalisco's Governor Enrique Alfaro recently presented the development plan for the Chapala lake region. The focus of the 533-million-peso plan will be mainly on the expansion of the transport system. The creation of a train connection between…

BWM opens billion US dollar plant in San Luis Potosí

On 6 June 2019, a new plant of the automobile manufacturer BMW was opened in San Luis Potosí. The project, which was already announced in 2016, cost several billion US dollars and will produce the BMW 3 Series in the future. The first factory…

Opening of the 132-turbine Oaxaca wind farm

After years of investments and negotiations the windfarm Energía Eólica del Sur has opened in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca. The cost of investment was an estimated $1 .2 billion US-Dollar. The windfarm has a capacity of 396 megawatts…

Labour reform of 2nd of May 2019

On the 2nd of May this year there has been a reform of Mexican labour law. This mainly consists of an official redistribution of labour law arbitration matters. Besides that, minors between the ages of 16 and 18 can now apply for a work permit…