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Science & Tech
The rail freight transport sector is increasing
Mexico, Apr (Notimex).- The rail freight transport sector registered an increase of 0.9 percent in 2018, compared to 2017, when it reached 128 million tons, reported the Rail Transport Regulatory Agency.
Of the total, 91.5 million tons corresponded to foreign trade traffic, which represents an increase of 14.7 percent compared to the 79.8 million tons of the previous year.
400 thousand jobs would be created in the first half
Mexico, Apr. (Notimex).- At the end of the first half of 2019, the creation of jobs in Mexico could amount to 400 thousand jobs, according to the recruitment company, Manpower.
It indicated that the manufacturing industry is emerging as the largest generator of these jobs and that the northern states of the country, such as Zacatecaz, Coahuila, Durango, and Baja California, will have the best results.
Mexico retakes collection of tariffs on imports
Mexico, Abr (Notimex). - Mexico resumed a safeguard to the imports of footwear, textile, and clothing when imposing a tariff of between 10 and 30 percent, which will be gradually applied.
Published in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF), the Secretariat of Economy explained that the measure is to prevent and combat the undervaluation in the import of goods in these sectors and the problems...
The video game industry is a billionaire opportunity
Mexico, Abr (Notimex).- In 2018, the market value of the video game industry in Mexico was 27 billion pesos, an annual growth of 9.1 percent, according to the consulting firm The Competitive Intelligence Unit (CIU).
85.9 percent of sales was the traditional consoles trade.
The consulting firm stated that the growing access and use of Internet modified and continues to change the way entertainment...