Jalisco is considered as a major state in Mexico due to its potential of overseas investments, the key sectors who have taken place are technological, manufacturing and food industries, complementing with entrepreneur companies.
The first quarter of the year, Jalisco has reached over 378 million of dollars of Foreign Investments, which place the state as the eleventh best in Mexico; and would increase significantly to 3.8 from the 3.5 of the previous year.
The best GDP states are listed below:
- Baja California Sur 6.2%
- Quintana Roo 4.8%
- San Luis Potosí 4.6%
- Aguascalientes 4.5%
- Queretaro 4.3%
Jalisco’s most important contributors are U.S with 254.1 million, followed by Spain with 92.9 million, Canada with 37.1 million, Netherlands with 19.4 million, UK with 8.3 million, Germany with 4.4 million and China with 3.4 million, it is also expected a significant increase regarding Germany, U.S and Japan. As the aerospace industry continues to grow hand in hand with technology, with all three countries asking about Mexican governmental regulations to start operations.
Jalisco is responsible for the trade connections of at least 180 countries worldwide, with new emerging markets as Colombia, Chile and Peru, to see if there are other possibilities such as Guatemala, Costa de Rica and Panamá.
Also, another industry is showing improvement, the automotive industry, which has drawn interest in investing near Lagos de Moreno, as an strategic place to be close to companies stablished in Aguascalientes, Guanajuato, San Luis Potosí and others, with an approximately 2% grow from last year.
Source: Mexico Industry