Despite everything, Baja California is still an industrial powerhouse

Baja California has been an industrial powerhouse, thanks to the manufacturing sector, which includes the so-called maquila sector, with very important foreign companies operating and growing in the state.

Baja California had a 4.2% growth nationwide in April 2019, in proportion to the same month in 2018, Mexico´s fourth place, while most of the country had a negative -2.8% growth average, said Economic Development Secretary, Carlo Bonfante Olache.

The manufacture industry grew 6.6%, third place in Mexico, and regarding the national industrial activity, Baja California industrial activity grew 5.4% in 2019´s first quarter, which is a fifth place in the country, said Bonfante.

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