BC attracts US$100 million investment


BAJA CALIFORNIA  Baja California achieved an industrial investment of US$100 million in the European continent, which translates into six new and expansion companies, as confirmed by the Secretary of Economic Development of the State.

Carlo Bonfante Olache mentioned that the work tour lasted 8 days and there were just over 100 meetings with entrepreneurs, of which six agreements were formalized. He said that the first stage of the investment was agreed in Ireland and Germany, so it will generate at least 500 jobs for Baja California.

These relationships will be translated into visits for the next months of July and August, investors will be in Tijuana, Mexicali; Tecate and Ensenada, he said, and they will come and take a look on the entity’s conditions.

The head of the Sedeco stressed that the coming companies are focused on plastics and medical devices, as well as a second stage for the aerospace sector that will be announced later.

“The second part focuses on the aerospace sector,” he said, “those are very important amounts to announce but we cannot give more details because of the policies of the companies.”

Regarding the creation of jobs that these investments will allow, he pointed out that the administration headed by the current governor of Baja California, has developed strategies such as the one recently announced that will enable the state to be among the seven entities with the highest generation of work.

He added that during the sexennium more than 280,000 jobs have been created, an amount that exceeds in large quantities what was done by the two predecessor governments.

Source: Monitor de noticias