Americas: Queretaro, Mexico

Americas: Queretaro, Mexico

Population: 878,000
Ease of Doing Business Rank (Mexico): 56
Rigidity of Employment Index (Mexico): 48

Located in southern Mexico, Queretaro is quickly becoming an alternative to other domestic outsourcing hubs, such as Monterrey in the north. Local authorities are spending millions to upgrade transport and industrial infrastructure in the hopes of turning the city into an IT service center.