MCALLEN, RGV - Cameron and Hidalgo counties are experiencing an increase in sales tax revenues, by at least seven percent. Matt Ruszczak, executive director of Rio South Texas Economic Council (RSTEC), analyzes the sales tax revenue reports distributed by the...
So far, there have been seven rounds of negotiations among the United States, Mexico, and Canada trying to agree on an update to NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement), which was originally passed and signed into law in...
PHARR, RGV - So impressed are Pharr International Bridge leaders with customs broker Adrian Gonzalez that they plan to take him with them when they take their Bridge Connect trade sessions on the road in Mexico. Gonzalez, McAllen & Brownsville...
PHARR, RGV - Licensed customs broker Adrian Gonzalez has warned the United States to be careful what it wishes for in its renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Gonzalez is McAllen and Brownsville branch manager for Daniel B....
MISSION, RGV - Mark Peterson, a retired leader of Global Business Development, Sales and Innovation for Procter & Gamble, is Mission EDC’s new Expert-in-Residence. Peterson spent 40 years at Procter & Gamble (P&G) in various areas such as sales, corporate...
Texas continued its streak of wins of Site Selection Magazine’s “Governor’s Cup” competition, which goes to the state with the most major corporate location and expansion projects in a year. The 2017 win is the sixth in a row, and...
WESLACO, RGV - Five site selectors from Germany recently learned about the benefits of investing in Weslaco and the Mid-Valley area. During a dinner at Arturo’s Restaurant in Weslaco, presentations were made by Steve Valdez, director of Weslaco Economic Development...
MCALLEN, RGV - Houston EB5 is showing support for the Empresario RGV group. The Empresario group, also known as Bi-COOLtural, held a meet and greet where 47 members of the group from across South Texas met at NIU in McAllen. The...
The Texas economy has been turning in impressive results, winning major corporate locations, and expansions and adding jobs at a notable pace. This success is no accident, though we do have substantial advantages to work with, but rather the result...
MCALLEN, RGV – Carlos Margo, associate dean of industry training and economic development at South Texas College, insists that the Rio Grande Valley is in fact ready for advanced manufacturing. Speaking in a personal capacity, Mario Lozoya, director of government...

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