September, 2018

  • 7 September

    Business groups request NAFTA agreement between the three countries

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, (Ph.D.) US and Canadian business groups have joined together to urge trade officials to include the three nations in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). “Trade is vital for the economy and the generation of jobs in the three countries. In a few hours the …

August, 2018

  • 25 August

    U.S.-Mexico NAFTA talks seen running into next week, autos unresolved

    By: Sharay Angulo and Timothy Aeppel WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S.-Mexico talks to craft a deal on new auto industry rules under the NAFTA trade pact are poised to continue into next week, Mexico’s economy minister said on Thursday, as friction persists over the threat of more restrictive U.S. import rules. …

July, 2018

  • 30 July

    Incredible progress of NAFTA in the second half of 2018

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) – “The NAFTA talks are making incredible progress in the second half of 2018”: Díaz-Bautista. The United States is making fabulous and rapid progress towards the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, NAFTA, and an agreement could come as soon as this …

  • 18 July

    3 Reasons Immigration Is Vital To The U.S. Economy

    Immigration remains a hot-button topic, and how it’s tied to U.S. jobs and the economy creates much of the debate. Critics of immigrants, especially undocumented immigrants, say they’ve taken jobs away from American workers. President Donald Trump emphasized that contention – often raised by Republicans – during his campaign with …

  • 15 July

    OBSERBC recognizes the state government for achieving number 1 in the budget information index granted by IMCO

    -Editorial The OBSERBC recently sent us its analysis of  Financial Statements for the Government of the State of Baja California from 2013 to 2017 and 2018 Budget, for which the state’s citizens organization presented a recognition to the governor Francisco Vega de la Madrid, for his willingness and commitment in …

June, 2018

  • 11 June

    Economy and insecurity, the main concerns of Baja California in 2018

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD). The issues of insecurity and corruption are the main domestic barrier to economic development in 2018 and 2019 for Baja California: Díaz-Bautista. The main obstacle to the economy development of the state and the country in the coming months is insecurity. Insecurity and violence …

  • 9 June

    Peso depreciates and dollar sells for up to $20.80 in banks in the center of Mexico

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) The exchange rate was 18.90 pesos per dollar. The peso takes a break in the day, but does not avoid falling weekly for the beginning of a commercial war. The peso appreciated 0.76% against a weakened dollar, due to risk aversion by emerging currencies …

May, 2018

  • 26 May

    Reduction of taxes on the northern border would reduce tax collection in years of austerity

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) Reduction of taxes on the northern border would reduce tax collection in years of economic austerity and encourage tax evasion practices. It is impossible to reduce taxes in years of economic austerity. In 2013, the federal government raised 556,794 million pesos (mdp) for taxation. …

  • 22 May

    2018’s Best Places for Summer Jobs

    With summer approaching and many young adults expected to look for short-term work in order to bridge their finances or grow their professional skills, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2018’s Best Places for Summer Jobs. To help job seekers find the best summer employment opportunities, WalletHub’s analysts …

  • 10 May

    It’s Urgent to Have a Decent Minimum Wage for Workers

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) In Mexico, a decent minimum wage for workers is urgently needed. All presidential candidates must support the proposal to increase minimum wage. Minimum Wage must reach 98.15 pesos and up to 100 pesos a day. Mexico’s general minimum wage is the lowest among the …