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Transportation aspects of the maquiladora industry located on the Texas/Mexico border

Transportation aspects of the maquiladora industry located on the Texas/Mexico border

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Published by Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University System in College Station, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas.,
  • Mexico, North.,
  • Mexican-American Border Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Trucking -- Texas.,
    • Offshore assembly industry -- Mexico, North.,
    • Industries -- Mexican-American Border Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Dock Burke ... [et al.] ; sponsored by Texas Department of Transportation.
      SeriesResearch report ;, 2034-2F, Research report (Texas Transportation Institute) ;, 2034-2F.
      ContributionsBurke, Dock., Texas. Dept. of Transportation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE203 .T43 no. 2034-2F, HE5633.T4 .T43 no. 2034-2F
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1238895M
      LC Control Number94620153

        In the s, most maquiladoras were located around the Mexico – United States border. By , these were spread in the interior parts of the country, although the majority of the plants were still near the border. Recent research indicates that the maquiladora industry has an impact on U.S. border city employment in service sectors. Table 7: Trade Flows through Major U.S.-Mexico Land Border Crossings 66 Table 8: Maquiladora Employment by State and City, – 68 Table 9: Maquiladora Employment by City and Industry, – 69 Figures Figure 1: Map of U.S.-Mexico Border Twin Cities 4 Figure 2: Maquiladoras’ Share of Mexico’s Trade 9.

      Though the Maquiladora industry continues to change and grow, the cost-saving benefits of manufacturing in Mexico’s Maquiladoras remain constant: The entry-level wage for low-level jobs in Mexico is approximately 25% of the hourly wage paid to workers in . A maquiladora is a foreign owned plant located in Mexico. they have an advantage of cheap labor, export assembled products to the United States by export, and an import of product components. referred to the map above to explain the spatial distribution of maquiladoras with in Mexico.

      U.S. communities that are strung along the length our shared southern border with Mexico are experiencing how maquiladora industry growth benefits their economies. One such municipality is Santa Teresa, New Mexico. Santa Teresa is located thirteen miles west of El Paso, Texas, and is a beneficiary of strong economic links with Ciduad Juarez. It was during this period that the Maquiladora industry experienced the steady and substantial growth that has continued to this day. The Mexican government, recognizing the importance of the Maquiladora industry in attracting foreign investment, signed a special “Decree” in the mid’s.


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Transportation aspects of the maquiladora industry located on the Texas/Mexico border Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Transportation aspects of the maquiladora industry located on the Texas/Mexico border. [Dock Burke; Texas. Department of Transportation.;] -- The report is part of a study to develop information which can be used by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to assess impacts of growth in truck traffic in the Texas-Mexico border area.

By Mexico had more than 1, maquiladora plants withworkers, located primarily in the cities bordering the United States; these numbers were expected to nearly double by Maquiladoras became a major stimulus to growth in Texas border cities such as El Paso, Eagle Pass, Laredo, McAllen, and Brownsville, in terms of both.

O n August 5,the Mexican federal government and INDEX, the maquiladora business association, inaugurated the “Leona Vicario” migrant center in Ciudad Juárez.

Housed in a former maquiladora— often foreign-run, export-led manufacturing plants —the center is the first of several that will be opened along the northern Mexican border to serve individuals and families that the United. Banking Industry Evolution Along the Texas–Mexico Border, Joaquin Lopez and Keith Phillips, Southwest Economy, July/Aug.

; Mexican Reform Clouds View of Key Industry, Jesus Cañas and Robert W. Gilmer, Southwest Economy, May/June ; Crime on the U.S.—Mexico Border: The Effect of Undocumented Immigration and Border Enforcement, Roberto A.

Coronado and Pia M. Orrenius. Maquiladoras and Migration: Workers in the Mexico-United States Border Industrialization Program Mexico-United States Border Development Program Series: Authors: Mitchell A.

Seligson, Edward J. Williams: Publisher: Mexico-U.S. Border Research Program, University of Texas, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Jul 7, border.

In addition, most of the papers estimate the cross-border maquiladora impacts at a specific point in time or for a single pair of border cities.

The maquiladora industry has played a key role in the economic development throughout the U.S.-Mexico border region during the past. The Maquiladora industry along the Texas-Mexico border on the Mexico side uses cheap labor for assembling products.

This lowers the price for U.S. consumers and is an example of outsourcing. The Maquiladora industry along the Texas-Mexico border on the Mexico side uses cheap labor for assembling products. This lowers the price for U.S.

consumers and is an example of. Start studying Supply Chain: Chapter Two. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Maquiladora. areas located along the United States-Mexico border in which factories receive preferential tariff treatment. The Maquiladora industry along the Texas-Mexico border on the Mexico side uses cheap labor for assembling products.

This lowers the price for U.S. consumers and is an example of: a. licensing. Growing with global economy demands for on-time delivery, quality manufacturing, and low labor costs, the Maquiladora industry is a mix of foreign-owned and locally-owned businesses found mostly along the U.S./Mexico border.

Essentially, the Maquiladora Manufacturing Industry and Export Services or IMMEX is a program affording Mexican manufacturing companies a 16% value added tax incentive from the Mexican government.

The Maquiladora Program was developed to foster border region employment rates as well as further attract foreign investment, and a decree relaxed Mexico’s foreign investment laws even more, allowing maquiladoras to sell up to 50% of their products to Mexican domestic markets.

The term “maquila” or “maquiladora” refers to a manufacturing facility that is a part of the maquiladora industry, a driving force in Mexico manufacturing. Maquiladora in Mexico first operated under a specific government program known as the Maquila Program, created in to facilitate industrialization on the United States-Mexican border.

Maquiladora Advantages to U.S. and Mexico Economies. A maquiladora is defined as a factory that imports materials and equipment on a duty-free and tariff-free basis for assembly or manufacturing and then re-exports the assembled product; usually back to the originating country.

Mexico’s maquiladora companies today boast state-of-the-art production technology. Research and design cen-ters are now part of the maquiladora landscape as well.

A key example is the June | Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas 25 MAQUILADORAS Impact on Texas Border Cities Lucinda Vargas Table 1 Maquiladora Industry Key Indicators, Change. The proliferation of maquiladoras in Mexico has lowered the rate of unemployment in Mexico, most notably along the border, employing more than one million Mexicans.

Currently, about 80 percent of all goods produced in Mexico are shipped to the U.S. and maquiladoras are responsible for 65 percent of Mexico’s exports, according to. In the s, most maquiladoras were located around the Mexico–United States border. Bythese were spread in the interior parts of the country, although the majority of the plants.

Maquiladoras are quite prevalent in Mexican cities such as Tijuana, Ciudad Juarez and Matamoros that lie directly across the border from the interstate highway-connected U.S.

cities of San Diego (California), El Paso (Texas), and Brownsville (Texas), : Matt Rosenberg. This article looks at the maquiladora’s role in today’s Texas economy, especially how it affects Texas border cities.

We also assess the industry’s future and the prospects for the maquiladora to again be a significant factor in job growth in Texas and Mexico. Growth and Decline The maquiladora industry began in and experienced slow File Size: KB. The permit allows the maquiladora enterprise to buy items they will export to Mexico without paying sales tax.

Sellers are not required to confirm an entity's permit status in order to accept an exemption certificate, but the maquiladora enterprise must give the seller a properly completed Texas Maquiladora Exemption Certificate (PDF) along with a copy of the export permit, in accordance with RuleMaquiladoras.

The development of the maquiladora industry in Mexico has been important to both the regional and national economic growth of the country.

Reduce Production Costs 50% or More If are you considering setting up manufacturing in Mexico fill out the form or call Customs Reconciliation for Maquiladoras in Mexico In the world of modern international trade, many if not most, of the various elements of a transaction of goods manufactured may be impossible to accurately determine at the time the merchandise is imported or exported.For decades, the maquiladora industry has been a major economic engine along the U.S.–Mexico border.

Since the s, researchers have analyzed how the maquiladora industry .