Maquilas looking to substitute goods worth US$7.6 billion

Maquiladora companies in Mexico are looking to buy merchandise valued at US$7.6 billion from local SMEs, explained Luis Aguirre Lang, President of the National Supply Committee of INDEX Mexico and CONCAMIN. There are 50 driving-force companies that have demand for components and materials in the National B2B of the third Business Encounter of the Maquiladora Industry, and these companies are ready to buy from 126 different providers. In the last year’s reunion, sales for over US$3.5 billion were recorded, and this year is expected to double that amount.