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The Maquiladora industry

economic solution or problem?

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico.,
  • Mexican American Border Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Offshore assembly industry -- Mexico,
    • Labor supply -- Mexican American Border Region,
    • Corporations, American -- Mexico,
    • Corporations, Japanese -- Mexico

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-247) and index.

      Statementedited by Khosrow Fatemi ; foreword by William H. Mobley.
      ContributionsFatemi, Khosrow.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9734.M42 M35 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 262 p. :
      Number of Pages262
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2204606M
      ISBN 100275933571
      LC Control Number89026537

      INDEX is the body that represents Mexico’s maquiladora industry interests nationwide. Luis Aguirre Lang, president of INDEX recently relayed information in a memo to that group’s Council Board on the result of legislative process related to the Mexican Tax Reform of that was concluded on Octo cities. For example, maquiladora employment in the Mexican electronics industry declined 31 percent between and , and Tijuana, a city with significant maquiladora electronics manufacturing, experienced a 30 percent decline in maquiladora employment. In addition, overall.

      Book/Printed Material International trade: Mexico's maquiladora decline affects U.S.-Mexico border communities and trade: recovery depends in part on Mexico's actions. Report to Congressional requesters / Mexico's maquiladora decline affects U.S.-Mexico border communities and trade: recovery depends in part on Mexico's actions. In this paper I will discuss the history and practices of the Maquiladora industry.I will discuss its background, its problems, the benefits it offers to United States companies, and the impact the NAFTA has and will have on the addition, I will make a suggestion on a possible strategy the Maquiladoras can adopt in order to address the challenges brought on by the NAFTA, to ensure.

      Published originally as La flor mas bella de la maquiladora, this beautifully written book is based on interviews the author conducted with more than fifty Mexican women who work in the assembly plants along the U.S.-Mexico border.A descriptive analytic study conducted in the late s, the book uses compelling testimonials to detail the struggles these women by: between the U.S. and Mexico, The Maquiladora Industry: Economic Solu-tion or Problem? is a timely treatment of the various issues surrounding the role of maquiladoras in the U.S. and Mexican economies. The book's title alludes to the controversy between those that see maquiladoras as a boon.


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The Maquiladora industry Download PDF EPUB FB2

The greatest growth of the maquiladora industry so far occurred in the years after Mexico, Canada, and the United States signed the North American Free Trade Agreement in Employment and the number of maquiladoras jumped nearly % as Mexico benefited from the increased trade with Canada, the US, South America and the European Union.

This pioneering volume presents an in-depth examination of the maquiladora phenomenon written by experts on the subject. The contributors focus on three vital dimensions of the maquiladora issue: the impact of the maquilas on workers and economic development in both the U.S.

and Mexico; the success or failure of the maquilas on an industry by industry basis; and the strategic aspects of the. The advent of Mexico's maquiladora industry in the 20th century signaled a seismic shift in how many U.S.-based companies manufactured product and provided an indirect benefit to Mexico's economy by way of boosting employment.

Seeking lower cost manufacturing alternatives, U.S. companies sent their. They grew dramatically after Mexico substantially revised its economic regulations concerning foreign investment in the early s.

From tothe maquiladora industry grew at approximately 20% annually, and it grew even more sharply with the U.S. economic boom in the late s; it is one of Mexico's primary sources of foreign exchange. Though the Maquiladora industry continues to change and grow, the cost-saving benefits of manufacturing in Mexico’s Maquiladoras remain constant: The entry-level wage for low-level jobs in Mexico is approximately 25% of the hourly wage paid to workers in.

Maquiladora Industry synonyms, Maquiladora Industry pronunciation, Maquiladora Industry translation, English dictionary definition of Maquiladora Industry. An assembly plant in Mexico, especially one along the border between the United States and Mexico, to which foreign materials and.

The contributors focus on three vital dimensions of the maquiladora issue: the impact of the maquilas on workers and economic development in both the United States and Mexico; the success or failure of the maquilas on an industry by industry basis; and the strategic aspects of the maquiladora program from geopoltical and macroeconomic by: The phenomenon of the female homicides in Ciudad Juárez, called in Spanish feminicidio ("feminicide") involves the violent deaths of hundreds of women and girls since in the northern Mexican region of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, a border city across the Rio Grande from the U.S.

city of El Paso, of Februthe number of murdered women in Ciudad Juárez since is Cause: robbery, gang wars, rape. The Impact of the Maquiladora Industry on U.S. Border Cities, Jesus Cañas, Roberto A. Coronado, Robert W. Gilmer and Eduardo Saucedo, Research Department Working Paper Offshoring and Volatility: More Evidence from Mexico's Maquiladora Industry, Roberto Coronado, Research Department Working Paper   Maquiladora: A Spanish term for a factory located near the United States-Mexico border.

Maquiladoras are a product of the Twin Plant Agreement established between the Author: Will Kenton. The emergence of global assembly plants is closely linked to the creation of a global female industrial labor force.

Women and Work in Mexico's Maquiladoras examines this larger process in Mexico, where-despite a century of industrialization and a tradition of well-paid, highly organized, male workers-the maquiladora factories have turned to predominantly female labor.5/5(1). Maquiladora, byname maquila, manufacturing plant that imports and assembles duty-free components for export.

The arrangement allows plant owners to take advantage of low-cost labour and to pay duty only on the “value added”—that is, on the value of the finished product minus the total cost of the components that had been imported to make it.

The vast majority of maquiladoras are owned. Book on Subject Matter. Vernon Penner has written a book on the "MAQUILADORA" (in-bond) industry in Mexico (also known as the "maquilas"), which is presently a few years old, still it does provide the understanding and basics of the activity.

If you wish to acquire a copy you may contact him through the by E-mail at: ([email protected]). A maquiladora is a Mexican assembly plant that imports materials and equipment on a duty-free and tariff-free basis. Maquiladoras receive raw materials from companies in the U.S.

to assemble and export back as finished products. Maquiladoras are generally owned by U.S. companies that are incentivized to build Maquilas in Mexican border towns in. Khosrow Fatemi has 12 books on Goodreads with 4 ratings.

Khosrow Fatemi’s most popular book is The Maquiladora Industry: Economic Solution or Problem?. His research interest is focused mainly in the study of labor and maquiladora industry in Central America and Mexico through the lens of critical Latin American political economy.

Among his publications stands the book Honduras: maquilando subdesarrollo en la mundialización (Honduras: Manufacturing Underdevelopment in Globalization). Where the maquiladora industry is heavily concentrated, as it is in Ciudad Juarez (across from El Paso, Texas), maquiladora trade accounts for as much as 80 percent of import trade with Mexico.

Laredo, where 40 percent of the total value of U.S.-Mexico (maquiladora and non-maquiladora) overland merchandise passes, has always been a vital cross Author: Carlos Rovelo.

The foregoing was the basis for the construction of instruments that were validated through a multidisciplinary review, as is the case of the specialists in the fields of economics, management and engineering, and specialized interviews that provided information on factors and actions that are related to the competitiveness of the maquiladora industry of the electronics sector, thus creating a.

It is important that maquiladora companies, and/or foreign entities conducting business in Mexico associated with maquiladora operations, review changes in laws as well as the new laws, regulations and rules developed under and pursuant to the Tax Reform.

By determining the applicability of these changes and new laws, regulations and rules to. Maquiladora definition is - a foreign-owned factory in Mexico at which imported parts are assembled by lower-paid workers into products for export.

Maquiladora A factory in Mexico established by a U.S. company to make finished products and ship them to the United States. Maquiladoras are close to the U.S.

border with Mexico. They are controversial in the United States because they are thought to take away jobs from Americans who otherwise would have manufactured the products. They are also.MAQUILADORAS.A maquiladora is an industrial plant that assembles imported components into products for export.

It may be owned by foreign or domestic entities. The term derives from the Spanish word maquilar, "to process [flour, grain, oil, etc.] in exchange for a portion of the product."The Mexican government coined the term in the mids as part of its Border Industrialization Program, an.Maquiladora Industry: Past, Present and Future Jesus Cañas Miami FL, Novem Latin America Looks East Regional Issues, Trends, and Progress in the Global Economy Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta The views expressed in this presentation are strictly those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the positions.