Investment (FDI) in Mexico

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject: Foreign DirectInvestment (FDI) in Mexico. Syllabus:

  1. Framework for foreign direct investment (FDI) in Mexico.
  2. Overview of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Mexico.
  3. Changes and trends in foreign direct investment (FDI).
  4. Foreign Direct Investment by sector, Mexican States, and country.
  5. Incentives for foreign investment.
  6. Agreements on Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments.
Sub-subject “Foreign direct investment in Mexico” is studied…
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Pacific, America, BRICS Countries-Mexico
  2. Professional Doctorate in Business in America
  3. Course: Mexico

Learning materials in En or Es México Fr Mexique

Credits of the sub-subject “FDI in Mexico”: 0.5 ECTS

Sample of the Sub-subject: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Mexico:
FDI Nuevo Leon Monterrey

Sub-Subject Description: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Mexico:

  1. Foreign direct investment has grown in the United Mexican States, owing to its competitive costs compared to other countries, the advantage of its geographical location (NAFTA, APEC) and its qualified labour.
  2. Recently, the foreign direct investment reached a value of 6,058 million dollars, (a growth of 688% compared with 2009- due Heineken's acquisition of FEMSA Beer)
  3. The Automotive sector in Mexico represented 6% of the total foreign direct investment (FDI).
  4. Companies like Volkswagen, Fiat, Daimler, Pirelli and General Motors announced investments of 4,000 million dollars for the manufacture of vehicles and parts.
  5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the auto parts sector reached 400 million dollars (530,000 jobs).
  6. Foreign Direct Investment in the medical devices sector rose to 927.5 million dollars in 1999-2010 period.
  7. Medical device industry in Mexico receives 927 million dollars in foreign direct investment from 1999 to 2010.
  8. The main foreign direct investment countries were the United States, Switzerland, Germany, and the Netherlands.
  9. Mexico ranks in second place in Latin America as a foreign direct investment destination with 23% of the total in software projects in the region.
  10. Nestlé invested 390 million dollars to increase the productive capacity of its factory in Toluca.
States of Mexico Foreign direct investment
Total State % Mexican Participation
Total of Mexico 17,726 100%
Aguascalientes 19 0.1%
Baja California 725 4.1%
Baja California Sur 5 0%
Campeche 13 0.1%
Coahuila 75 0.4%
Colima 0 0%
Chiapas 2 0%
Chihuahua 1,414 8%
Federal district 6,986 39.4%
Durango 212 1.2%
Guanajuato 85 0.5%
Guerrero -58 -0.3%
Hidalgo 17 0.1%
Jalisco 1,153 6.5%
Mexico 917 5.2%
Michoacán 3 0%
Morelos 6 0%
Nayarit 3 0%
Nuevo Leon 5,097 28.8%
Oaxaca 2 0%
Puebla 153 0.9%
Querétaro 280 1.6%
Quintana Roo 29 0.2%
San Louis Potosí -4 0%
Sinaloa 10 0.1%
Sonora 109 0.6%
Tabasco 0 0%
Tamaulipas 231 1.3%
Tlaxcala 38 0.2%
Veracruz 77 0.4%
Yucatán 3 0%
Zacatecas 120 0.7%


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