The State of Chihuahua is the 5th biggest state economy of Mexico. The Gross
domestic product (GDP) of Chihuahua was 2,97% of GDP
The population of the State of Chihuahua (3,406,465) accounted
3.2% of total Mexican population in 2009.
The State of Chihuahua is ranked as 2th place among the states in maquila and
manufacturing Foreign direct investment destination. Chihuahua received
1.414 million USD in Foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2010 ( 8% of FDI
received in the United Mexican States).
The State of Chihuahua
has 20% of the aerospace jobs in Mexico.
The State of Chihuahua is:
- 1st export manufacturing in the United Mexican States.
- 1st in generating added value (IME).
- 1st place in workers employed by manufacturing exports (IME).
- 2th place in the reception of Foreign direct investment (FDI) (manufacturing sector)
- 2th place in maquiladora.
- 5th Mexican economy.
Chihuahua Capital was among the top 20 cities in Latin America to
do business (source: America Economia Magazine). One of the
most important industries in
Ciudad Juarez is the automotive industry.
Chihuahua is the only state in Mexico to have 2 cities ranked in the top 20 most populated. El Paso and Ciudad Juárez comprise one of the biggest bi-national metropolitan areas in the world (2.4 million people).
Example of the course doing business in Chihuahua (Mexico):
The mission of the El Paso Regional Economic Development Corporation (REDCo)
is to sustain a healthy local economy by recruiting business and industry to the region consisting of El Paso, Texas;
parts of southern New Mexico and the state of Chihuahua, Mexico.