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From the Albuquerque Journal
An emerging transportation hub that “secures New Mexico’s future as a leader in the goods-movement industry” got top recognition Friday at the annual Awards of Excellence luncheon by NAIOP, the commercial real-estate development association.
Union Pacific’s new railroad facility near Santa Teresa – the so-called Strauss Yard – is a $400 million, from-the-ground-up construction project that received the NAIOP Chairman’s Award for its positive impact on the state’s economy.
By Antonio Rebolledo El Diario November 28, 2013
Ojinaga –Yesterday Chihuahua Governor Cesar Duarte asked President Enrique Peña Nieto to give priority to the construction of road and rail axes to allow interstate communication to the Pacific Ocean and to the United States.
In his message, the Governor asked the President to speed-up construction of the Ciudad Juárez rail bypass to prevent rail from splitting the city in two, to reactivate the monorail project at the Santa Teresa-Jerónimo international crossing so as to facilitate more agile transfer of goods and also construction of the Guadalupe-Tornillo bridge to lower congestion at the Juárez border crossings.
Diana Alba Soular may be reached at 575-541-5443.
County commissioners will vote Tuesday on whether to seek a federal approval to expand the coverage within Doña Ana County of what’s known as a Foreign Trade Zone 197, a geographical area that’s treated — for U.S. customs purposes — like foreign turf, even though it’s solidly on domestic soil.
Las Cruces – Doña Ana County officials are considering a proposal that could create local jobs and spur new capital investment in the county by companies involved in international trade.
We would like to thank everyone who was able to make to the meeting. For those unable to attend attached are the presentations used at the meeting as well as the meeting agenda.
New Mexico trade with its southern neighbor is headed toward a new record in 2013.
Exports jumped 20 percent in the first six months of this year, from $310.4 million in 2012 to $372.3 million, according to the U.S. Commerce Department’s Foreign Trade Division.
That follows a 33 percent jump in exports for all of 2012, when shipments to Mexico reached a record $617.6 million. If trends hold through December, state exports will surpass $700 million for the first time.