Ensenada


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Ensenada

(entsənädə), city (1990 pop. 259,979), Baja California state, NW Mexico. Developed in the 19th cent., Ensenada is the oldest deep-sea port in Baja California and is one of the most important ports in Mexico. It is a primary processing and shipping point for the region's agricultural produce, which includes grains, cotton, and fish. Ensenada also possesses a broad-based manufacturing industry created largely through foreign investment (see maquiladorasmaquiladoras
, Mexican assembly plants that manufacture finished goods for export to the United States. The maquiladoras are generally owned by non-Mexican corporations.
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). The city is also a popular tourist attraction.
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El puerto de Ensenada, por su parte, aunque solamente participa con 4% de la carga contenerizada del Pacifico, es el mejor ubicado en virtud de su posicion en la Cuenca del Pacifico, su cercania con los hub portuarios de Asia y la Costa Oeste de Estados Unidos, y por encontrarse dentro del Corredor Maritimo Este-Oeste del Hemisferio Norte.
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Critics say the new rules, which apply to the entire wine region north of the city of Ensenada, could destroy all that.
Petroken opened its polypropylene plant with a capacity of 100,000 tons / year in Ensenada, Buenos Aires, very well placed to supply major markets of Argentina and also to have an excellent export logistics.