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Governors of Tamaulipas and Indiana share experiences on the economic reactivation before COVID-19

Tamaulipas and Indiana are manufacturing states with supply chains in diversified industries, especially automotive, that depend on each other.

TAM-085-2020

May 11 of the 2020

Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas.- The governor, Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca, held a videoconference with his American counterpart from Indiana, Eric Holcomb, on Monday, in which they shared information and experiences that allow the safe and gradual opening of economic activities, especially those related to industry, in the face of the health emergency caused by COVID-19. .

Tamaulipas and Indiana are manufacturing states with supply chains in diversified industries, especially automotive, that depend on each other.

"We will make sure to help companies so that supply chains go all the way and that they have all the measures of social distancing and everything necessary to make everything work perfectly," Governor García said. Cabeza de Vaca.

Eric Holcomb said the State of Indiana "will share information about our supply chains, international relations and strengths that unite us."

As of February 2020, the Manufacturing, Maquiladora and Export Services Industry (IMMEX) in Tamaulipas has 410 establishments that represent about 7 percent of the country's total and employs 259 workers, representing about 800 percent of the country total. In both cases, the entity ranks fifth at the national level.

87 percent of IMMEX establishments in Tamaulipas correspond to manufacturing, the rest to primary and tertiary activities.

Between the border municipalities of Reynosa and Matamoros, 76 percent of the jobs generated by the Manufacturing, Maquiladora and Export Services Industry are concentrated in Tamaulipas.

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