NMEDD Press Releases - November 2014

Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes was recently interviewed on the KUNM radio program Women’s Focus.

New Mexico's 3rd Quarter Exports to Mexico Surpass Previous All Time Yearly Record, Exceeds $1 Billion for First Time

November 18, 2014

Santa Fe - Today, the New Mexico Economic Development Department announced that New Mexico exported $1,082,000,000 in goods to Mexico according to the third quarter report released by the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration. This is first time exports to Mexico have surpassed $1 billion. The 2014 third quarter number also exceeds the record yearly number which was last year's at $800,733,264.

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New Mexico IDEA Recognizes Five New Mexicans for Their Contribution to Economic Development

November 07, 2014

Socorro - Five individuals were recognized for their contribution to economic development in New Mexico this week at the New Mexico IDEA annual meeting, held at New Mexico Tech in Socorro. Among the five individuals who received awards were the New Mexico Economic Development Department's (NMEDD) Mark Roper and Therese Varela.

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New Mexico Receives $4.4 Million from U.S. Treasury toAssist with Small Business Financing

November 06, 2014

Santa Fe - The U.S. Treasury Department today announced that New Mexico has received $4,477,239 in State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) funds to help small businesses access the capital they need to grow and create jobs. To date, $13,168,350 in SSBCI loan funding for small businesses has been disbursed to the New Mexico Economic Development Department and the New Mexico Finance Authority to support businesses and the local economy.

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New Mexico MainStreet Announces Newest Design InitiativeRecipients

November 04, 2014

Santa Fe - New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS), a program of the New Mexico Economic Department, today announced the latest round of Design Initiative recipients. This year saw the largest and most competitive pool of applicants to date.

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