- 11 October 2021
Governor of Tamaulipas holds a working meeting in Dallas, Texas.
In order to promote international trade projects between Tamaulipas and Texas, Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca held a meeting with the Mayor of Dallas, Eric Jhonson.
October 11 of the 2021
Dallas, Texas.- Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca He held a working meeting this Monday with the Mayor of Dallas, Texas, Eric Jhonson to strengthen the momentum of the commercial relationship between Tamaulipas and Texas.
At the meeting, the Governor and the Mayor analyzed the commercial advantages for both states and countries with the upcoming expansion of the World Trade Bridge and the 4/5 border crossing project that will also be built between the two Laredos. These crossings connect directly to Dallas on State Interstate 35.
Both works will multiply commercial activity on that part of the border, which currently registers the main crossing for the international movement of goods; According to INEGI data, Tamaulipas maintains the first national place of commercial flow between Mexico and the United States by road and specifically through the Reynosa and Nuevo Laredo customs, thus representing 40 percent of the national total. Tamaulipas and Texas share 18 international crossings, of which 9 are commercial, 7 vehicular and 2 rail.
The president reported on the infrastructure improvement work carried out on the Tamaulipas side, with the World Trade Bridge to adapt it to the needs that will occur with the commercial increase expected by expanding this work.
He also exposed the will of the Government of Tamaulipas to consolidate the construction of the Nuevo Laredo 4/5 International Bridge.
This border project of the 4/5 International Bridge will have direct access to the main existing and future highways of the US and Mexico, which will provide incomparable connectivity to international trade users, reducing costs, waiting times and distances to reach the main centers. industrialists from both countries. The preliminary design of the construction is based on the concept of shared infrastructure that will allow the flexibility of the lanes to maximize commercial flows and maintain Tamaulipas in a leading state in foreign trade.
In relation to the World Trade Bridge, it is the border crossing where the highest commercial traffic between Mexico and the United States is registered. Its modern platform is designed to operate about 18 thousand crossings per day; Currently, a total average of 13 thousand boxes of merchandise cross daily, both in import and export, with a traffic flow growth of more than 2.4 times since its inauguration.
With these actions, the Government of the State of Tamaulipas reaffirms its commitment to establish public policies that contribute to better economic development in favor of families.
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