Manufacturing industry represents 43% of employment in Chihuahua

Maria Cristina Sanchez Chacon, President of INDEX Chihuahua, stated that the export manufacturing industry in Chihuahua represents 43% of the Mexican Institute of Social Security’s  total employment record. There are 493 export manufacturing plants in the State, which generate 354,000 direct jobs. Sanchez Chacon also stated that there are some joint projects with INDEX Mexico and other organizations oriented to increase the number of local companies integrated into the chain value of this sector, generating earnings for local providers while supplying for transnational companies.