Maquiladora Plant Changes In Mexico

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The main point of the article is that changes are being made that are shifting the way the maquiladora plants are operating. This particular story takes place in Tijuana, however, the changes are affecting all of the maquiladora plants all along the Mexico - United States border. The maquiladora plants are having to make changes because the Mexican government “[cut] some of their tax breaks“ (Mexico’s maquiladoras). In previous years the maquiladora plants had lost a lot of business to Asia where lower wages could be found. Lately, the “rising pay in China“ was bringing jobs back to Mexico (Mexico’s maquiladoras).With the reduction in tax benefits, the maquiladora plants are once again loosing business to other locations.
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