technology and financial inclusion

technology and financial inclusion

According to data from the Bank of Mexico (Banxico) under the command of Victoria Rodriguez SejaDuring the first semester of 2022, remittances by our countrymen in the United States totaled $27,565 million, the highest level for that period and an increase of 16.6 percent over the previous year.

In June alone, five thousand entered a little over $152.5 million, which means an annual increase of 15.6 percent.

The foregoing has translated into the accelerated development of money transfer intermediaries between the two countries, especially taking into account that 98.8 percent of the total proceeds from money transfers in Mexico were made through electronic transfers, which are part of this service. more and more use of the applications it provides. ,

Not surprisingly, the Chihuahua Bank Bancoul, is run by Brad Hansondecided to venture into this area through the UAU Cash application, which surprisingly has attractively low commissions for sending and collecting remittances, making it possible for Mexican families to receive a higher amount for each shipment.

UAU Cash is one of the efforts under Bankaool’s new strategy, primarily aimed at financial inclusion in Mexico.

CO2 emissions in buildings

Companies today face constant pressure from investors and regulatory agencies to curb energy consumption, reduce carbon emissions, and build healthier, more sustainable facilities. This arises because commercial buildings contribute about a third of energy consumption across the planet, according to the University of San Diego, and 37 percent of carbon emissions are related to this item, according to the World Economic Forum. , Given this scenario, Honeywell, on top of Manuel Macedo focuses on technology for buildings in the area and in charge of its business unit Sergio Gonzalezlaunched a system that, through artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) algorithms, helps building owners monitor and improve energy performance to achieve carbon reduction goals.

attractive to invest

Foreign capital investment continues to flow into the country, tourism is one of the most attractive sectors of the economy, take a look at the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) data recorded during the first half of 2022 released by the Tourism Secretariat (Sector). Under the chairmanship of Miguel Toruco, highlights an increase of 303 percent compared to the same period last year. By state, Baja California Sur continues to lead the list, followed by Jalisco, Quintana Roo, Nayarit, and Mexico City.

by Jaime Neese
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