Economic Development

Economic Development

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El Paso is the largest metro area along the Texas-Mexico border which boasts a best-in-class, business friendly operating environment while also offering a great living experience.  Our region represents one of the largest manufacturing centers in North America and is recognized as globally competitive.  This is largely due to El Paso's unique quality of possessing the largest bilingual and bi-cultural workforce in the Western Hemisphere. 

As the sixth-largest city in Texas, El Paso is a top 20% U.S. performing economy and continues to experience positive economic growth by attracting new businesses and helping existing companies to grow. The City's focus is to create new employment opportunities in 21st century industries, maintain a great quality of life, and facilitate business growth at the local and international levels.

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