Maquiladoras at a Glance
CorpWatch, June 30, 1999
The Border (map and general regional statistics) Industry Breakdown (pie chart) Country of Origin (bar chart, Tijuana Only) Worker Profile (gender statistics) Wages (minimum wage comparison) Market Basket (food basket and standard of living) Environment (population projections, environmental health, factoids)
Definition of Maquiladoras
Foreign-owned assembly plants in Mexico. Companies import machinery and materials duty free and export finished products around the world. They are also known as twin plants, maquilas and in-bond industries.