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Exports Rising in 19 States of Mexico

Karla Salinas | 13.03.2014

From 2007 to 2012, non-agricultural exports grew to an average annual rate higher of 10% in 19 states, according to the National Statistic and Geography Institute (INEGI).

From 2007 to 2012, non-agricultural exports grew to an average annual rate higher of 10% in 19 states, according to the National Statistic and Geography Institute (INEGI).

Those states are Michoacán, Guerrero, Nayarit, Morelos, Zacatecas, Querétaro, Tabasco, Colima, Coahuila, Estado de México, Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Oaxaca, Durango, Puebla, Veracruz, Guanajuato, Sinaloa and San Luis Potosí.

Michoacán had the highest amount of exports during the presidential term of Felipe Calderon by the end of 2007 than 2012. In an average annual rate of 44.3%.

According to the INEGI, the sectors raising these amounts are the manufacture of textile products for exportation, basic metallic industries, manufacture of electric devices and electronic accessories, and food industry.

Significantly, Baja California had a slight growth, as one of the most important manufacturing centers in the country, gaining a more diffident grow among the 31 states and D.F, with an average annual rate of 0.6%. In their case, on the manufacture of computer equipment, communication, measure and other equipment, components and electronic accessories, wood industry and textile goods, as well as furniture registered important contractions, affecting their general performance, which on the other hand had a great impulse from the transportation equipment manufacture.

Source: maquilaportal

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