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Labor shortages in the United States delay investments in that country; his figures Bureau of Labor Statistics They indicate that they have 5.5 million unfilled vacancies, so they lose the opportunity to grow and Mexico can take advantage of that.
consulted by MillenniumRaquel Buenostro, economy secretary, explained that this is due to the fact that they do not have “an optimal immigration policy” that allows them to organize capital and generate a workforce taking advantage of proximity, while Mexicans Passes, plus trained people, a bonus youth demographic of 29 years old on average.
“I think that Canada why America If they also want to grow, they should review their immigration policies, this is a good time to evaluate and have systematic, structured and planned labor mobility, and not only because of the current situation, but because of free trade, free mobility. Apart from workers,” he said.
The federal government is already in talks with President Joe Biden’s administration to extend incentives for strategic industries in his country to all of North America, noting that a historic opportunity in the region is being lost due to the immigration debate. .
“Since we went to the United States to talk with the Secretary of Commerce, Gina M RaimondoWe talked about the issue, that if possible those economic and tax benefits should be opened to the entire North American region, because we had identified several companies that had authorization from that country to locate for months And could not spend a single dollar. Because there is no one to hire,” Buenostro explained.
He said that since the visit of Joe Biden On January 10, it was reported that the 389 billion pesos earmarked to boost strategic investments could be expanded America“We’re going to meet with Secretary Raimondo in the next few days.”
The head of the economy insisted that he would present the pillars of development that he is promoting Plan Sonora Till then Interoceanic Corridor-Isthmus of Tehuantepec and options in the south-southeast of Mexico.
“They can’t have investments in the United States because they don’t have an optimal immigration policy to generate a workforce, without a doubt to take advantage of the moment (of regionalization) to have it in Mexico,” he said. .
On the other hand, to facilitate investments in the national sector, the official said that they work with the rest of the federal agencies in a “single window” where all necessary procedures and authorizations can be promoted to facilitate capital injection.
“We are already working on guides, schedules, we are sitting with many cameras around the world and we have already started scheduling visits,” he explained.
anti inflation plan
No later than February, the federal government will publish a fresh update of their anti-inflation plan, where they will review the results of the strategy published on 6 January, where support for companies was announced to moderate price increases.
These aids included duty-free importation of inputs deemed essential to Mexican households; 15 companies were the beneficiaries.
“The liability for inflation, if we go by the fundamentals, belongs to the Banco de México. In a free market issue there is no pricing, what we do is a support function, controlling prices where there are external factors. To induce events to do ”, explained the Secretary Raquel Buenrostro,
He reiterated that with this support they would be able to weed out companies that did not have positive results.
The official highlighted that they are looking for ways to help the private sector reduce their costs, “we look at what affects the prices and we remove tariffs for that”, the product Apart from opening up imports to increase availability.
He also commented that more inputs were added to the anti-inflation strategy on January 6 because we are not self-sufficient as a market, so by creating competition “the prices of these commodities are lowered.”