Jalisco and Nayarit Among the Leaders in Foreign Direct Investment Attraction

By Jorge Chávez
May. 15, 2024

Jalisco and Nayarit have positioned themselves among the leading states in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) attraction, demonstrating their appeal to international investors and their ability to drive economic development. According to figures from the last quarter of 2023, the Federal Ministry of Tourism ranks these two states among the top five in the country.

Jalisco received a total of 34.9 million USD in foreign investment, consolidating its position as an important economic engine for the country. This figure reflects the dynamism of the state, known for its technology, tourism, real estate, and manufacturing industries.

Nayarit has also had a remarkable performance, attracting 21.4 million USD in Foreign Direct Investment during the same period. Riviera Nayarit has been a key factor in this growth, with the construction of high-end resorts attracting visitors from around the world, in addition to a real estate boom.

Both states have contributed to the strengthening of the national economy, each with its specific areas of focus. Foreign Direct Investment not only brings immediate economic benefits but also creates job opportunities and fosters sustainable development.

The top five states with the most Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Mexico are: Baja California (116.2 million USD), Quintana Roo (58.5 million USD), Jalisco (34.9 million USD), CDMX (23.7 million USD), and Nayarit (21.4 million USD).

According to the data collected, these two states are among the top five in the country.