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Marina Del Pilar presents the advantages of Mexico and Baja California at the World Economic Forum

Highlighting the advantages of Mexico and Baja California to receiving new investments, and especially the use of nearshoring, Governor Marina del Pilar Avila Olmeda participated in the World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland, attending panels “Economic Realism in America Latina” and “Dialogues on National Strategies,” where he highlighted the economic achievements of the Fourth Revolution, led by the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

It should be noted that Marina del Pilar became the first person in charge of the Executive Branch of the State of Baja California to be invited to the World Economic Forum in that European country, which is the most important event in the world in its field.

“In the last few months, Baja California has become one of the states with the greatest economic growth. The peso is one of the currencies that has strengthened the relationship with the dollar the most. The minimum wage is one of the ones that increases the most at the national level. the world, and Mexico is one of the countries with the lowest unemployment,” he explained in his speech.

The president added that “in Baja California, nearshoring is something we have been doing for a long time, due to the endogenous conditions of the state itself. Now, nearshoring is the buzzword, and we are taking advantage of the great opportunity we have.”

“We don’t see two isolated countries. We see a region: Cali-Baja, where we have this very important innovation corridor, which comes from Silicon Valley and goes through Baja California,” he said.

“Big investments are looking for talent. That’s why we have more than 90 universities in Baja California. We are also the most important region in Mexico in terms of medical tourism,” he explained.

In the same vein, the head of the State Executive Branch confirmed that in Baja California, during the two years of his government, the amount added by the three previous administrations was invested in infrastructure.

“We have invested eight thousand 500 million pesos in infrastructure. When we talk about nearshoring, we must invest in infrastructure. The Government of Mexico is building in Tijuana what will be the most important and modern checkpoint in the world: Otay II. We are also developing Punta Colonet. Things are happening in Baja California,” he exclaimed.

Marina del Pilar praised the economic policy of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador because he showed that it led to investment confidence, saying that, at this time, 80% of our country’s exports are to the United States, which puts us first. business partner.

“We cannot talk about growth without a welfare policy, which is what President López Obrador has promoted in our country. of cheap labor, which was previously discussed by many in Latin America. Now we are talking about the creation of talent, about this magic formula between the private sector, universities, and the public sector.

In that line of ideas, he said that “one of the challenges that all Latin American countries have is the issue of immigration. We must continue to pay significant attention to the area of ​​social investment and well-being. I consider it very important that, as Latin Americans, we participate in supporting people in the context of human mobility.”

As part of his activities in that European country, the president of the state held, similar to his activities at the forum, a series of meetings with companies located in the entity and interested in strengthening their investment to propose development that. means better income and better welfare for families in Baja California.

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