Omar Fayad, the governor of Hidalgo, and César Hernández, commissioner of the Federal Commission for Regulatory Improvement

Hidalgo is building upon its advantageous location in the centre of Mexico and its reputation as a safe region to attract investment and diversify its economy

21 October 2019

In this Global Platform video, Omar Fayad, the governor of Hidalgo, and César Hernández, commissioner of the Federal Commission for Regulatory Improvement, talk about the strengths of state – such as its high level of security and convenient proximity to some of Mexico's largest markets – and how these characteristics are being leveraged to propel further economic development. A new investment promotion strategy, public-private partnerships and diversification efforts are all helping to make the State of Hidalgo one of Mexico's most important industrial hubs.

Transcript:

Omar Fayad We have very important pillars, such as our privileged geographical location. We are 60 km from the largest, if not one of the largest, markets in the world. We have north-south, east-west connectivity. We connect to the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific. Mexico is going to have new airports. The international airport in Santa Lucia is, let's say, the closest point that the Hidalgo state could have. It is practically the state of Hidalgo. Hidalgo will have its own airport that will be integrated into the airport system, as announced by the president of the republic.

Omar Fayad, the governor of Hidalgo, and César Hernández, commissioner of the Federal Commission for Regulatory Improvement

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