Why Querétaro?

"The only region in México with
global investment grade"
Standard & Poors
Standard & Poor's

mxAA+

First state in country to obtain an investment grade rating.

Aa1.mx

Investment level higher than most municipalities in Mexico.

2nd place

Business Friendliness city in America (2017).

Overall Latin American cities of the future (2017).

Connected to the US through the NAFTA Highway plus access to 4 Pacific and Atlantic Ocean ports.
Mexico in Globe Map
More than 45 million inhabitants
within a 350 km radius
High Quality of Life
Quality of Life Stadium

4th place
Human Capital
& Lifestyle

FDI "Mexican States
of the Future 2016"

3rd place
Security Perception Nationwide

INEGI 2015

UNESCO
World Heritage
Site

Industrial Development

What Investors Need to Know

Port Access

2 Pacific Ocean and 2 Atlantic Ocean ports within a 650 km radius

NAFTA Highway

940 km to the US border through the NAFTA Highway

Railroads

512 km of
rail lines operated by Kansas City Southern México & Ferromex.

RealEstate

More than 45 Industrial Parks with compeititive Land Cost and Lease Rates

Aerospace Complex

Manufacturing hub

MRO

R&D

Training facilities

Commercial, cargo and general aviation aprons

3.5 km Runway

8 Taxiways

Mexican air force

Commercial
Flights

Reliable State

Demographics

2 million

Population

829,000

Economically Active Population

26 years

Average Age

67 people

Arrive daily to Querétaro

GDP Growth

$25,069

USD Million

GDP

$12,502

USD

GDP Per Capita

34.5 % above national average

4.74%

Percent

State Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Percent

National Unemployment Rate

GDP Distribution

Primary 2.3%

2%

Agriculture

1%

Mining

Secondary 44.8%

18%

Manufacturing

12%

Construction

2%

Energy & Water

Tertiary 53%

Security

272

Cultural Venues

Security

12

Country Clubs

Security

9

Golf Courses

Security

451

Hotels

Security

1,380

Restaurants

Skilled Labor Force

Labor Stability

No industrial strikes in the last 20 years

50 R&D Centers

3rd place in number of researchers nationally

85 Higher Education Schools

More than 73,684 enrolled students

USEBEQ 2016-2017

28 Technical Schools and 29 Community Colleges

More than 35,000 enrolled students

USEBEQ 2016-2017

UNAQ

Aeronautic University of Queretaro

5,000 + graduates

Technician, Engineering and Masters Degree Programs.

Industrial Development

Aerospace Industry

4th
place

In FDI Performance of the Aerospace Sector
FDI Intelligence Aerospace cities of the future 2016-17
80 Organizations
· 26 TR1 & TR2, 2 OEM's 
· 5 Special Process
· 7 Educative Institutions
· 12 Design & Engineering
· 5 MRO Companies
· 19 General Service
· 4 Raw Material
More than 8,500 employees
Ministry of Economy

Automotive Industry

28.5%

of Queretaro’s exports are
tied to the automotive
industry
4 bus & 1 tractor
assembly plants
74 TR1 suppliers
1 OEM
More than 200 
TR2 suppliers
More than 49,500 employees
Ministry of Economy

IT Industry

Software
development
Microelectronics
Optics-Photonics
Consulting services & telecom
6 data centers
level 4 & 5
4,200 ICT students
More than 15,000 employees
Ministry of Economy

Home Appliances Industry

45
million

potential consumers
in a 350 km radius
4 OEM’s
assembly parts
More than 70 suppliers
1 R&D center
(private)
More than 15,000 employees
Ministry of Economy

Biotechnology Industry

More than100 companies
29 organisations
in the Biotechnology
Cluster
More than 25,000 employees
Ministry of Economy
Industrial Development

Aerospace Industry

4th place

In FDI Performance of the Aerospace Sector
FDI Intelligence Aerospace cities of the future 2016-17
80 Organizations
· 26 TR1 & TR2, 2 OEM's 
· 5 Special Process
· 7 Educative Institutions
· 12 Design & Engineering
· 5 MRO Companies
· 19 General Service
· 4 Raw Material
More than 8,500 employees
Ministry of Economy

Automotive Industry

28.5%

of Queretaro’s exports are
tied to the automotive
industry
4 bus & 1 tractor
assembly plants
74 TR1 suppliers
1 OEM
More than 200 
TR2 suppliers
More than 49,500 employees
Ministry of Economy

IT Industry

Software development
Microelectronics
Optics-Photonics
Consulting services & telecom
6 data centers
level 4 & 5
4,200 ICT students
More than 15,000 employees
Ministry of Economy

Home Appliances Industry

45
million

potential consumers
in a 350 km radius
4 OEM’s
assembly parts
More than 70 suppliers
1 R&D center
(private)
More than 15,000 employees
Ministry of Economy

Biotechnology Industry

33%

Chemical

22%

Biotechnology

41%

Food & Breverages

4%

Pharmaceutical

More than100 companies
29 organisations
in the Biotechnology
Cluster
More than 25,000 employees
Ministry of Economy
Success Stories
Kenny Nashimoto

Kenny Nashimoto

President

“Since 2012, Hitachi Automotive Systems decided to establish a new Plant in Mexico, Queretaro City. Characteristic of a modern automotive company. Global Group Company with more than 80 years of experience producing automotive parts. 

This success history comes true in Queretaro, Mexico.
United under the slogan of “We are one” we focus the full force of our “HIAMS Spirit” towards the becoming the most trusted #1 Global Supplier.”

Kenny Nashimoto

Hugo Brouillard 

Operations Vice-President

“Bombardier Aerostructures and Engineering Services Mexico has a long-term commitment with the development of the Mexican aerospace industry. 

For this reason, we collaborate with the authorities, academic organizations, and our peers, to promote the progress of the three pillars of the aerospace industry: education, infrastructure, and the harmonization of its global regulations”.

Kenny Nashimoto

Hugo Lugo

GSC Business Controller Head

“Queretaro has been a major partnership that understand, Care, Act and deliver the Ericsson business needs; excellent human assets, first class infrastructure leverage by the properly Government relation”.

Kenny Nashimoto

Jorge Viladoms

Quality and Continuous
Improvement manager

"Safran has found in Queretaro great support. The will to invest in high-tech, infrastructure, research and academic development focused on the growth of the aeronautical industry.

Queretaro facilitates our operations and allows us to meet the expectations of our customers in this highly competitive market".

Kenny Nashimoto

Eduardo Mora

Communications 
and CSR Specialist

“Queretaro was an ideal choice for BRP to build its manufacturing facility to produce engines for its Can-Am off-road vehicles, manufacture composite hulls and decks, and assembling Sea-Doo watercraft (PWC).

Queretaro is a global and culturally diverse State in Mexico with an strategic location and a great quality of life.  The warmth of its people makes Queretaro a State full of achievements and a great place to invest, grow and live.”

How Can We Help?

Ministry of Economic Development

Services
  • Orientation to federal
    programs
  • Supply chain development
  • Cluster integration
  • Support to investors
  • Certification support
  • Export assistance
How can we help?

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