Michele Porrino, general director of WTC Industrial Park, said that foreign direct investment (FDI) continues to arrive in Mexico and San Luis Potosi; currently, new capitals are willing to invest in the entity and settle their companies in the Bajio industrial corridor, therefore a six percent growth has been registered.
“Since the second half of 2018 an improvement began to be noticed, although there is still an uncertainty atmosphere in the country, clarity being reflected regarding the Agreement between Mexico, the United States and Canada (USMCA) has again allowing to have movement,” said the general director of WTC Industrial Park.
During the last years changes have been experienced in foreign direct investment attraction, in 1999 the Bajio region had the third place, and as of 2017, it went up to second place, data granted by the Municipal Institute for Federalism and Municipal Development.
On the other hand, he said that the automotive industry is the one that most often chose to invest in San Luis Potosi, however, they are growing in other areas such as logistics and metal-mechanic, since it has been registered that new companies of this sector have been arriving to the entity.
Finally, Michele Porrino said that there are currently about 40 companies at WTC Industrial Park, on their one and two sections, which come from the United States, Germany, Japan, Korea, among other countries, and added that there is still a space to triplicate that number.