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How to Be a Maquiladora

Sheila Black

How to Be a Maquiladora

by Sheila Black

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Published by Main Street Rag .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • American - General,
  • Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12501266M
    ISBN 101599480530
    ISBN 109781599480534

    The Maquiladora Reader brings us all up to speed on the complex Realities of life on the Mexico-U.S. border, never reducing women workers to mere victims, revealing them to be analyzing, strategizing agents, whose actions will play a major part in determining the future direction of : Anya Hoffman. Published originally as La flor mas bella de la maquiladora, this beautifully written book is based on interviews the author conducted with more than fifty Mexican women who work in the assembly plants along the U.S.-Mexico border.A descriptive analytic study conducted in the late s, the book uses compelling testimonials to detail the struggles these women face.

      Maquiladora operations are primarily found in industrial and business parks adjacent to the U.S.-Mexico border reaping additional benefits from designated Foreign Trade Zones. The manufacturing ecosystem of Nogales, Mexico and Santa Cruz County, Arizona is an example of the symbiosis of increased flexibility and trade benefits. Maquiladora definition is - a foreign-owned factory in Mexico at which imported parts are assembled by lower-paid workers into products for export.

    As of May the average Maquiladora wage was roughly $ a day, averaging about $ monthly. In some companies the wages could be up to $ per day, even though the mandated minimum wage is $ per day. At the same time, while compared to US wages, $ a day was low, the average wage had already risen 7% in the first half of /5. Under the original legal structure, a maquiladora was a factory in Mexico that imported inputs from a country, say the United States, assembled or processed the inputs to add value, and then exported the finished products to the country, in our example the United States. The inputs and machinery used to manufacture the good could be imported.


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How to Be a Maquiladora by Sheila Black Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Maquila Handbook: Quick Tips for Understanding Mexico's IMMEX Program. The main benefit of the IMMEX program is the ability to defer taxes on goods that are temporarily imported into Mexico and the ability to consolidate import declarations.

COMMITTEE FOR THE PROMOTION OF INVESTMENT IN MEXICO, SECOFI, AN OVERVIEW OF THE MAQUILADORA INDUSTRY IN MEXICO, 1 (Jan. ) [hereinafter COMMITTEE]. Hope H. Camp, Jr. Binding Arbitration: A Preferred Alternative for Resolving Commercial Disputes between Mexican and U.S.

Businessmen, 22 'S L.J.(). John E. Tarbox, Note, An. In she was the U.S. co-winner of the Frost-Pellicer Frontera Prize, given to one U.S. and one Mexican poet living along the U.S. Mexico Border. Her first book, House of Bone is forthcoming from Custom Words Press in March She lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico with her husband and three children where she works as Development Director.

The maquiladoras are generally owned by non-Mexican corporations. They take advantage of plentiful lower-cost Mexican labor, advantageous tariff regulations (lessened somewhat as a result of the North American Free Trade Agreement), and close proximity to U.S. markets to produce such items as home appliances and automobiles.

maquiladora industry to the limited options available before Maquiladoras electing to apply the Safe Harbor option would continue to file a notice of election during the following three months after the end of the fiscal year.

In addition the reform includes the incorporation into the The. Maquiladora History. The maquiladora program established by the Mexican government in to attract foreign investment. However, the program wasn’t commonly used until NAFTA was adopted in Throughout the s, maquiladora became more common, especially in.

The emergence of global assembly plants is closely linked to the creation of a global female industrial labor force. Women and Work in Mexico's Maquiladoras examines this larger process in Mexico, where-despite a century of industrialization and a tradition of well-paid, highly organized, male workers-the maquiladora factories have turned to predominantly female labor.5/5(1).

Maquiladoras are mostly found in the Mexican border states of Baja California and Chihuahua. To be precise, the 6 border states of Mexico that make up the maquiladora border are: Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Sonora, and Tamaulipas. Most of the maquiladoras however, are found in Ciudad Juarez and in Tijuana, Mexico.

A maquiladora is a manufacturing operation or factory established in Mexico, usually near the border, that imports raw materials and equipment for assembly, processing or manufacturing.

Its products are then exported under a special program that grants them tax breaks and other benefits. Maquiladoras combine traditional ways of exploitation with new, intensive ways of exploitation based on high-speed productivity.

Working in a maquiladora means [living] in poverty with no hopes of getting better. Average daily wages in Tijuana are about six to seven dollars for ten working hours. The permit allows the maquiladora enterprise to buy items they will export to Mexico without paying sales tax. Sellers are not required to confirm an entity's permit status in order to accept an exemption certificate, but the maquiladora enterprise must give the seller a properly completed Texas Maquiladora Exemption Certificate (PDF) along.

Book on Subject Matter. Vernon Penner has written a book on the "MAQUILADORA" (in-bond) industry in Mexico (also known as the "maquilas"), which is presently a few years old, still it does provide the understanding and basics of the activity. If you wish to acquire a copy you may contact him through the by E-mail at: ([email protected]).

Before diving into the mechanics of Mexico's maquiladora program and exploring its many advantages, it is essential to understand what a maquiladora is. The simple definition of a maquiladora is any foreign-run operation in Mexico that exports goods to other countries.

The answer to “What are maquiladoras?” can be found by examining the IMMEX Program and the influence that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) had on the program. In short, a maquiladora is a factory run by a foreign company that is given tax advantages and is typically located near the border between the United States and Mexico.

If your maquiladora will operate in the textile sector other requests have to be met. With this article we just covered the basics of the requirements that must be met.

For more information on doing business in Mexico, or for assistance in investing in Mexico, please contact us HERE. I hope you enjoyed reading: How to Open a Maquiladora in Mexico. One Page Summary. One of my sources is a book, Beautiful Flowers of the Maquiladoras by Norma Iglesias Prieto.

It is about the Maquiladora workers, who are mainly women, what they go through, their unfair wages and the environment they work in are the major topics. At the same year, the maquiladora industry was born in Mexico. According to Kathryn Kopinak, author of the book Desert Capitalism, the meaning of the word maquiladora or maquila in short, have evolved overtime due to changing government policies that ultimately shaped the characteristics of the maquiladora industry (9).

Maquiladora: A Spanish term for a factory located near the United States-Mexico border. Maquiladoras are a product of the Twin Plant Agreement established between the Author: Will Kenton. What is a Maquiladora. After slicing through all of the numerous definitions that cloud this question, the answer is, simply, that a maquiladora is a Mexican Corporation which operates under a maquila program approved for it by the Mexican Secretariat of Commerce and Industrial Development (SECOFI).

Maquiladora, byname maquila, manufacturing plant that imports and assembles duty-free components for export. The arrangement allows plant owners to take advantage of low-cost labour and to pay duty only on the “value added”—that is, on the value of the finished product minus the total cost of the components that had been imported to make it.

The vast majority of maquiladoras are owned. s Mexico Border Industrialization Program. 1st in Tecate Electronica del Noroeste S.A. Assembly plants started the migration of industries in the 70s.

Product parts are imported duty-free and then the US only taxes the value added portion of the exports. Mexico has maquiladoras, mil employees and it's 49% of their exports. Dayton's maquiladora is in an industrial park 3 miles south in the city of Reynosa, where more t workers in factories produce everything for the.

Maquiladoras Pros and Cons Maquiladora companies are: “Mexican assembly plants that imports materials and equipment on a duty-free and tariff-free basis. Maquiladoras receive raw materials from companies in the U.S.

to assemble and export back as finished products.