IT market worth US$16bn, Canieti head says

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Mexico's IT market moves some US$16bn a year, US$4bn of which is exported, Televisa reported citing local IT association Canieti's director, Rogelio Garza.

The main export destinations are the US, Spain and South America, he added.

Without providing hard figures, Garza said Baja California state contributes a large proportion of the total amount.

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And Baja California's largest and most populous city, Tijuana, has a strategic position due to its proximity to San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco, he added, which generates value for conducting business between Mexico and the US.

According to Baja California governor José Guadalupe Osuna Millán, work coordinated among authorities, universities and private companies has allowed for increased competitiveness in the state.