WHY TOinvest in Puebla?

Strategic Location

40% of the national GDP
is generated within a 124 miles radius from the Puebla capital.
40 million inhabitants
have access to a labor and consumer market within a 124 miles radius from the Puebla capital.
83% of light vehicles
are produced within a 248 miles radius from the Puebla capital.
Source: INEGI, 2015. AMIA, 2018.

Most Important Marine Ports of the Region

The state of Puebla is located 80 miles from the economic center of the country, making it an important convergence zone for economic activity between the central-southeast region and the main sea ports of the country.

TEU Standard measurement unit, equivalent to a 20-foot container, or 6.25 meters.

Source: CEPAL, 2017.

Connectivity

More than 7,069 miles of highways and 656 miles of railroads crossing the state, allowing a fast transit of goods and greater mobility of people between the central zone and the north and southeast regions of the country.

Source: SCT, 2017.

There are more than 11 thousand 806 miles of pipelines in Mexico, they cross through 212 miles and transport hydrocarbons, oil and natural gas in the State of Puebla.

The State is connected with four out of six existing refineries in the country, located in less than 248 miles radius from the Puebla capital: Tula, Salamanca, Minatitlan and Madero.

According to data from the Department of Energy (SENER), in the month of September, the State of Puebla produced a total of 9 thousand 95 barrels of crude oil per day and 29 million 696 cubic feet of natural gas daily.

Sourse: Informe de Gobierno, 2017. PEMEX, 2018. SENER, 2018.

Hotel Infrastructure

970Hotels
66 Hotels
105 Hotels
196 Hotels
120 Hotels
112 Hotels
371 Hotels
Unrated
25,877Rooms
3,471 Rooms
6,096 Rooms
5,454 Rooms
1,984 Rooms
1,960 Rooms
6,912 Rooms
Unrated

Source: INEGI, 2018.

Hospital Infrastructure

1,493 Medical Units


1,596 Health facilities (houses)
1,345 Public
148 Private

Source: INEGI, 2017.

Road Infrastructure

7,069 miles State Roads Network
1,005 miles Primary Roads Network
3,174 miles Secondary Roads Network
2,890 miles Others
387 miles Federal Toll Roads Network

Source: INEGI, 2017.

Airport Infrastructure

AIRPORTS

Hermanos Serdan International

National of Tehuacan

AIRFIELDS

5 within the state

HELIPORTS

13 mainly in Puebla city


Source: INEGI, 2018. SENEAM, 2018

Business Infrastructure and Convention Centers

Metropolitan Auditorium of Puebla

Capacity:
6,000 seats
Surface:
107,639 square feet

Cultural University Complex

Capacity:
3,600 seats
Surface:
82,882 square feet

Puebla's Exhibition and Convention Center

Exhibition area:
430,556 square feet
Convention area:
55,972 square feet

William O. Jenkins Puebla's Convention Center

Exhibition area:
64,583 square feet
17 Exhibition halls

Source: Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the State of Puebla, 2017.

A Safe Place to Invest

According to criminal statistics of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), until June 2016, the crime rate per 1,000 inhabitants was lower than that registered in states like New York, California, Illinois, Arizona, Florida and Texas.

In the month of September, the crime rate at the national level was 122.80 crimes per hundred thousand inhabitants, in the same period, in Puebla there were 79.90 crimes per hundred thousand inhabitants.

Puebla is the eleventh entity with the lowest incidence of crime in the country, registering 42.90 crimes less than the national average.

Source: FBI, 2016. National System of Public Safety of Mexico, 2018.

Doing Business

"MEASURING THE QUALITY AND THE EFFICIENCY OF THE REGULATION".

2nd NATIONAL PLACE STARTING A BUSINESS

IT IS EASIER TO DO BUSINESS IN PUEBLA THAN IN SOME OECD COUNTRIES.

In Puebla you only need 9 days to open a business, performance above Latin American countries.

3rd NATIONAL PLACE REGISTERING A PROPERTY.

TRANSMITTING A PROPERTY IS EASIER IN PUEBLA THAN IN THE REST OF MEXICO.

3 out of 5 procedures are done Online.

4th NATIONAL PLACEIN MANAGEMENT OF CONSTRUCTION PERMITS.

Puebla was the city that advanced the most towards the best practices by unifying the pre-construction procedures in a single file, 5 procedures in one.

4th NATIONAL PLACE DOING BUSINESS, 2016.

Between 2014 and 2016, reforms were made in the areas of registering property, construction permits and starting a business; contributing to improve the business climate in the state.

Source: World Bank, 2016.

NUMBER OF STRIKES DURING 2017

National17

Puebla0

Labor Stability

The state of Puebla is a national reference in job stability, registering "zero strikes" during the last 17 years.

The foregoing is the result of conciliatory actions and in accordance with the law, developed by the organizations of workers and employers involved; coordinated at all times by the Local Board of Conciliation and Arbitration of the State of Puebla.

Source: INEGI, 2018.

Financial Stability

During 2018, the Fitch Ratings and Moody's agencies ratified the credit rating of the State of Puebla as stable and positive.

The entity maintains a low range of indebtedness, good management practices and favorable economic dynamism.

RatingAA-(mex)
RatingAa3.mx

Source: Fitch Ratings, 2018. Moody´s, 2018.

Quality of Life

Housing

18,935 Number of houses by August 2018, mostly traditional.

Puebla city concentrates the greater number of houses, followed by the municipalities of Coronango and Cuautlancingo.

Currently the metropolitan area is experiencing a real estate boom, standing out the construction of residential complexes and luxury apartments.

Source: CONAVI, 2018.

Entertainment

In the state there are 18 theaters, stands out the first theater in Latin America.

Puebla offers you 31 cinema complexes, where you can enjoy the screening of national and international festivals, and the highest grossing films of the moment.

Puebla has one of the best and largest zoos in Latin America.

Source: SIC MEXICO, 2018.

Health and Wellness

If you like sports and you want to practice it with your family in one place, Puebla offers you a wide variety of sports clubs:

Alpha Club
Britania Club
Spain Park

For golf lovers, the state of Puebla offers 7 courses of international stature, among which are:

"La Vista" Country Club
"El Cristo" Country Club
Campestre Puebla Golf Club

Source: Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the State of Puebla, 2017.

Weather

The climate in the state of Puebla allows it to have an important wealth in natural resources, as well as a large amount of biodiversity, with a predominance of humid climate; this facilitates the availability and use of resources in order to generate a series of proposals for use and sustainability.

63.5°F Annual average temperature of the state

43.7°F The average minimum temperature during the winter

Source: INEGI, 2015.