maquiladora

Definitions:

  • An assembly plant in Mexico, especially one along the border between the United States and Mexico, to which foreign materials and parts are shipped and from which the finished product is returned to the original market.
  • an <xref>assembly</xref> <xref>plant</xref> in <xref>Mexico</xref> near the <xref>border</xref> with the <xref>United States</xref>.
  • 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
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