Direct Foreign Investment in transportation and logistics in Mexico reaches historical maximum

The period of January-June 2020 has been the best first semester in attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) for the transport and logistics sector that Mexico has registered in the last eight years, since the federal government reports these in a disaggregated manner data.

The Transportation, postal and storage sector added 2,533.7 million dollars (million dollars), participating with 14.1% of the total FDI that during the referred period captured 17,969.3 million dollars, according to data from the Secretariat of Economy (SE).

Likewise, the 2,533.7 million dollars grew by 236% compared to the 754.1 million dollars reported in the same period of the previous year, but it also exceeds any record since 2012, the year in which the SE began to give more details of the sectors and subsectors that were impacted by FDI.

Speaking of subsectors, this first semester of 2020 stood out Services related to transport, since it added 2,326.8 or 91.8% of the total captured by the Transport, postal and storage sector.

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