The economy of Jalisco accounts for 6.3% of Gross domestic
product (GDP) of Mexico. The State of Jalisco ranked
3th in socioeconomic indicators (behind
Nuevo Leon and Mexico DF).
The Government of Jalisco
elevated their expectations for
and are planning to attract 2.318 billion USD in Foreign direct
investment (FDI) to the State of Jalisco (67 million USD in 2009). Only electronics industry is expecting
Foreign direct investment (FDI) for 300 million USD in 2012 (101 million USD invested
Main sectors of the economy of Guadalajara (United Mexican States): electronics
manufacturing, Business Process Outsourcing BPO, software development, design, multimedia, automotive and aerospace.
exports of the electronics industry of Jalisco could
surpass the record of 2008 (17.700 million USD).
As the United Mexican States has moved to high value added engineering
productions, Guadalajara has become branded as the "Mexican Silicon Valley" and taken the lead in Electronic Design,
opening Research and Development centers for global, regional and local
business with complete
Guadalajara (7 million people, 6.5% of total population of Mexico), ranks in the top 5 in all major Foreign direct investment
(FDI) receivers of Latin American
locations in high tech. The aerospace industry in Guadalajara is one of the sectors with fastest growth over the past 5 years.
The Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL)
is the biggest market in the world for Spanish language publications.
Example of the course doing business in Jalisco Guadalajara (Mexico):
Jalisco is the 7th biggest state in the United Mexican States. Jalisco share borders with the
Mexican states of Nayarit, Zacatecas,
Aguascalientes, San Luis Potosí, Guanajuato, Colima and Michoacán.
Sources: Gobierno de Jalisco and Gobierno de Mexico