After a tour of Europe, they manage 12 investment intentions for Querétaro

Queretaro, Qro. After the work tour that he undertook, a mission of businessmen and public servants from Querétaro through European countries (Spain, France and Switzerland), Were detected 12 projects that they will manage to attract them to the state.

These investment intentions were identified in the work meetings they held with industrialists and diplomats correspond to industrial projects, one of the sectors is aerospace, reported the Secretary of Sustainable Development (Sedesu) of the state, Marco Antonio Del Prete Tercero.

“It was a follow-up visit to foreign investments in the state; that derived possible investment projects from there. Investment announcements that will be notified in due course, new projects that will be followed up came out, ”he explained.

The tour was planned with the objective of learning about investment projects likely to attract the state, including companies that are currently installed in the state and that expressed interest in investing in Mexico.

The plant of the aerospace company Safran, in Villaroche, France, was visited, who showed interest in continuing to invest in Querétaro and generate new jobs, as well as to implement the dual education system, explained the president of the National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (Canacintra) in Querétaro, Esau Magallanes Alonso.

Similarly, they visited the facilities of Nestlé, a company of Swiss origin that plans to continue investing in Mexico, in addition to showing interest in the development of circular economy and dual education systems.

The leader of Canacintra explained that it was a difficult moment to make the tour, after the violence that arose in the La Corregidora stadium; however, he added, the entity remains a point of interest for investors.

Aerospace clusters strengthen ties

As part of the tour, the Aerocluster of Querétaro and the Aeronautics and Space Cluster Association of the Basque Country-HEGAN signed a memorandum that emphasizes the relationship between both clusters; It is also planned to form a high-level group with members of the administrative council of both clusters to have journalistic meetings, informed the president of the Querétaro Aerocluster, Juan Carlos Corral Martin.

The headquarters of ITP Aero, which has a production center in Querétaro, was also visited; the possibility of developing future projects was raised.


In total, 16 work meetings were held: five diplomatic and 11 business meetings. Waste management and the decarbonization of the economy were core points that were addressed in all the meetings.

The facilities of the company Malasa Mex Contract, a company dedicated to the manufacture of furniture, which will soon open a plant in the state, were also visited.

During the tour of Spain, the company Irizar, dedicated to the manufacture of heavy passenger transport, was visited, which has the possibility of expanding its scope in Mexico, for which Querétaro is one of the states that seeks to attract its projects, advanced the president of the Mexican Chamber of the Construction Industry (CMIC) of Querétaro, Óscar Hale Palacios.

“They invoice almost 1,000 million euros a year and much of that is invested in Mexico, also in Querétaro. They have the possibility of expanding their reach in Mexico, it is not the only state seeking to install its plants in Mexico, there are other states”, he explained.

In addition, one of the objectives of the tour was to promote the internationalization of local companies abroad, proposing the exchange of products and commercial bridges, explained the president of the National Chamber of Commerce, Services and Tourism (Canaco Servytur), Fabián Camacho Arredondo.

Likewise, the facilities of a company that develops technology for satellites were visited; as well as Mondragón, a firm that raised the intention of expanding its operations in Querétaro.

With the city of Santiago Compostela, the commitment to sign a twinning agreement with the state capital, Santiago de Querétaro, was endorsed.

In Paris they met with representatives of the Mexican embassy in France, with the aim of strengthening the bilateral relationship; in the same way, with authorities of the Embassy of Mexico in Spain. They also met with members of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce.

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