Ford Motor withdraws an investment of $ 1,600 million of Mexico

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The president-elect of the united States, Donald Trump, has faced during his campaign for one of the leading companies in the country. Ford Motor Company has been accused by Trump unpatriotic for having several of its factories in Mexico. Furthermore, it has been increpada on several occasions with threats on the tariffs they will pay if they want to market in the country of Uncle Sam on the cars manufactured in the aztec country.

The signature blue oval during all this time he has faced the accusations of the future president in the best possible way. On several occasions reported that its plans in Mexico would not change though Trump continued to insist in the future tax burden or any other distresses present. However, it seems that, as the saying goes “where I said I say, I say Diego” and the managers of the multinational us have retreated an investment already committed Mexico of $ 1,600 million.

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As reported by Ford Motor, new factory that I was going to build in San Luis Potosi (Mexico) as not be performed and therefore cancelled the investment to her. It also has been reported that part of the 1,600 millions of dollars that are not allocated in the aztec country ($700 million) will be re-routed to improve and expand the factory that has in Flat Rock (Michigan).

After made public this news president Ford, Mark Fields, has reported that this decision has not been taken as a result of the pressures suffered by part of the future government team of Trump. More good has been done as a vote of confidence to the work that can play the executive Trump in the future. On the opposing side are the authorities of San Luis Potosí since they have communicated that they will ask the multinational to reinstate the capital that the corporation has been able to overtake in a matter of improvement of infrastructure, and suitability for the construction of the plant.

While all of this has occurred, Ford to re-communicate and confirm that their plans in Mexico are still as they were until now. They say that the cancellation of this production plant not alter the rest of the commitments that I already had with the country, and that is studying how to continue working and increasing its investments in the country.

Source – Ford Motor Company