Guanajuato the fridge of Mexico: Miguel Márquez

In addition to actively participate in the automotive industry to accommodate a large part of the companies, either automakers and auto parts manufacturers, the state of Guanajuato seek more involved in the food export industry, according to local government. “What will come to Guanajuato? It’s the commitment with food industry. The next step is to turn the refrigerator Guanajuato in the country”, said Miguel Márquez Márquez, Governor of the state, at a press conference. This would imply more investment to ensure the infrastructure to address the issue of freight transport and logistics of these, mainly for cold chain. In this sense, the governor said that the various productive sectors have been installed in the press on

issues as airport expansion, management by Pacific Airport Group, the completion of a peripheral rail in Celaya, and better road connectivity, especially to address trucking saturation by the activity generated in Guanajuato Puerto Interior. Without specifying the figures indicated that food exports this year stood at second place just behind the automotive sector. In the past three years, the state has received about eight billion in investments, mainly for the automotive sector, with companies such as Ford and Toyota plan to install production plants, and “we estimate more than 100 companies (for suppliers) who will be arriving in these three years we have left (of government), “Marquez said. The geographical location of the state in the

Bajio of the country and the establishment of foreign companies have established an average annual growth of 8% in the past three years, according to the governor.

Source: T21