Definition of Maquiladora

1. Noun. An assembly plant in Mexico (near the United States border); parts are shipped into Mexico and the finished product is shipped back across the border.

Generic synonyms: Assembly Plant
Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa



Definition of Maquiladora

1. Noun. an assembly plant in Mexico near the border with the United States. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maquiladora

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maquiladora

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maquette
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maquiladora (current term)
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Literary usage of Maquiladora

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1. Diversity, Globalization, and the Ways of Nature by Danilo J. Anton (1995)
"This system is being used in various forms in several countries throughout the world, but the major growing maquiladora region is probably the United States ..."

2. Freer Trade, Protected Environment: Balancing Trade Liberalization and by Carlisle Ford Runge, François Ortalo-Magné, Philip Vande Kamp (1994)
"34 Factories in Mexico that operate under the maquiladora program have been ... The essential question is whether the maquiladora sector is a harbinger of ..."

3. International Marketing Resource Guide by DIANE Publishing Company, William A. Delphos (1995)
"The maquiladora (or in-bond) program allows for duty-free shipment of foreign ... Goods produced at maquiladora facilities must be exported from Mexico. ..."

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