Hidalgo Trade has partnered with the Hispanic Chamber of E-Commerce, as part of the "PROVIEX" program, to promote exporters from the State of Hidalgo, Mexico. HISCEC and Hidalgo trade will promote a wide variety of products from different industries: food and beverages, handcrafts and gifts, metalworking, electrical-electronic, construction materials, textile and apparel and automotive and auto-parts, etc.
Hidalgo, located in the heart of Mexico
The state of Hidalgo, located in the heart of Mexico, its territory of 8,117.07 square miles and a young population of 2.5 million inhabitants, offers an excellent opportunity to develop great business. Manufacturing industry is the most important area that contributes to Mexico’s continuous growth, representing a participation of 24.9% of the state’s Gross Internal Product.
In 2005, exports from Hidalgo grew 49.3% respecting last year, becoming permanent supplier in over 40 countries with products like locomotors of high technology, ladies underwear, thread, fabrics, socks, men’s suits, industrial footwear, manganese and cement, among others.
National and foreigner investors located in Hidalgo, get the competitive advantage of being in a country that has signed free trade agreements, with preferential access to more than 40 international markets in three continents which represent an excellent option to develop a solid business.
Small companies are the most important group for Hidalgo’s economy because they represent 80% of the total manufacture industry of the state. These companies are working day after day to offer high quality products adapted to the clients’ requirements of domestic and international markets
Considering the number of installed companies, the more representatives industries are:
* Textile and apparel
* Automotive and aftermarket
* Construction materials
* Food and beverages
* Furniture and wood products
* Footwear and leather products
* Chemical industry
* Plastic products
A clear example that Hidalgo has been able to develop a solid export vocation is that the total amount of exported products represented $ 552,589,975.00 USD in 2005.
Hidalgo International Corporation
Hidalgo State Government has created the Hidalgo International Corporation (COINHI), which goals are to help local companies to export their products, to offer assistance to investors oriented to establish new companies into the state and to search for international cooperation assistances for local and viable projects as well.
COINHI not only offers assistance to exporters in order to develop an effective strategy finding new niche markets abroad for their products, but also supports companies with no export experience. For them COINHI has developed a specific methodology that allows to discover their strengths and improve their weaknesses, increasing their possibilities to participate in international markets successfully.
The export program includes:
* Support to companies without foreign trade experience to discover their potential and to identify specifics needs to start an export project.
* Strengthening Hidalgo’s companies’ competitiveness through product adaptation..
* Special training, conferences and workshops offered by our experts and specialized foreign trade institutions, federal government areas and private organisms.
* Information about export guides, labeling and packaging regulations, certificates processing, custom law, international marketing, trade regulations, free trade agreements, participation in international events, access to financial resources, etc.
* International promotion.
This program is just for local companies, if you want more information, please contact us.
We want to welcome all the exporters from the State of Hidalgo to the Hispanic Chamber of E-Commerce site.
We look forward to working with you.