Incentives

A welcome mat of strong incentives

Silicon Border offers build-to-suit sites for manufacturing or distribution in a premier location at low cost with access to the U.S. and Mexican markets. Land at Silicon Border is currently being sold or leased in four phases:

At the Mexican government, Baja California state and Mexicali community level, you can count on public entities that will embrace your Silicon Border business with incentives that have included:

Corporate tax rates as low as 3% through the Maquiladora program for foreign-owned companies

30% R&D tax credits for 10 years

Almost 100% depreciation the first year, and limited-period property tax waivers

Government programs that provide on-demand customized courses and scholarship assistance,and reimburse employee time spent in classroom and on-the-job training, for 1-3 months

By manufacturing in Mexico, you will enjoy free trade status with 44 nations. And the U.S. and Mexico continue the mutually business-friendly relationship that began with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1994.

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NAFTA continues to be strengthened, most recently when Presidents directed the creation of a High-Level Regulatory Cooperation Council, which will be comprised of senior level regulatory, trade, and foreign affairs officials from both countries.