STRATEGIC ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Proyecto Chihuahua Siglo XXI
Noroeste Gran Alianza
Regions (states, groups of municipalities, groups of states) are the
basis for the economic development of any country.
Differences in progress between regions are based on what regional
leaders do to stimulate regional development, and on the
constitution of a specialized economic infrastructure that supports
the expansion of economic clusters.
Great innovations have appeared in the area of Regional Economic
Alderete y Socios Consultoría Industrial, S.C., as a result of its
involvement in diverse regional development processes –some of them
considered as national or international models– has been a recipient
and developer of state-of-the-art technologies for regional
Through joint work with companies such as Economic Competitiveness
Group and Economic Transformation Group, ASCI has remained updated
in the field and able to collaborate with innovations in the area.
The major elements in a process of regional development are:
Analysis of the economic challenge faced by the region
Detection of regional economic clusters
Analysis on the competitiveness and economic tendencies of the
Problems and opportunities
Long-term vision of the cluster
Generation of action initiatives
Implementation of action initiatives.
PROYECTO CHIHUAHUA SIGLO XXI (CHIHUAUHA
21st CENTURY PROJECT)
ASCI participated, along with the consulting firm DRI/Mc Graw Hill
and SRI, in the project “Chihuahua Siglo XXI”. The project
contemplated the development and implementation of plans and
strategic actions intended to mark the path of Chihuahua state’s
economy towards the new century.
This project included the development of databases about Chihuahua’s
economy and industrial clusters.
Alderete y Socios developed strategies, conducted analyses on
national and exporting markets, evaluated the impact of NAFTA on
products and industries of Chihuahua, implemented work teams to
analyze clusters and formulated strategic action initiatives. It
also participated in the development and implementation of business
plans for specific action initiatives.
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TRANSFORMANDO CAMPECHE (TRANSFORMING
association with Economic Competitiveness Group (ECG), Alderete y
Socios has been working with the government and private initiative
of Campeche to design a strategic plan for the development of the
state’s economy. Strategic plans and action plans were developed for
five clusters: Energy, Fishing, Manufacturing, Tourism, and
Agriculture. Up to 1998, these plans resulted in the implementation
of several initiatives and programs, among which an investment
attraction program stands out. This program has promoted the
establishment of over 10 industrial plants and the generation of
more than 4,500 jobs. This number doubled the number of existing
industrial jobs in the state.
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NOROESTE GRAN ALIANZA (NORTHWEST GREAT ALLIANCE)
This regional development project was designed for the city of
Cuauhtémoc and its zone of influence in the state of Chihuahua. The
project involved experimentation with the Fast Track mode
consisting in getting to the implementation stage within a period of
3 months. Subsequently, ASCI participated in the project follow-up
process during 18 months.
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