HISPANIC STATS & FACTS
U.S. Census projections indicate that the Hispanic population is growing faster than originally projected. The 2010 Census reveled some unexpected growth. From 2000 to 2010 Hispanic accounted for 56% of the nation’s growth
The U.S. Hispanic population is now 57 million and is projected to double over the next 25 to 30 years. Hispanic buying power in the U.S. is $1.5 trillion and continuing to grow. As expected, Hispanics consumers continue to be brand loyal even during tough economic times.
U.S. Hispanic Buying Power
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MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION SIGNING TO INCREASE HUB PARTICIPATION IN STATE CONTRACTING
AUSTIN – The Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC) will be signing a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) with twenty-one (21) state agencies and universities at the Texas State Capitol on Thursday, March 30, 2017.
The purpose of this “good faith” agreement is to create a mutually beneficial relationship between the agencies and universities listed below, which will encourage and assist the development of Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) within the State of Texas. Furthermore, the agreement is intended to facilitate the accessibility of information regarding the purchase procedures and HUB programs of the involved agencies, to our member Chambers of Commerce and Organizations, and businesses throughout the state.
TAMACC OPPOSES 20% TAX PROPOSAL ON MEXICAN IMPORTS
Austin, Texas – The Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Chambers (TAMACC) strongly opposes President Trump’s proposal for a 20% Tax on imports from Mexico to raise money for a border wall.
Mexico is Texas’ number one trading partner and the third largest trading partner with the United States. Per the United States Census Bureau, 33% of United States imports from Mexico flow through Texas, and 37% of United States exports to Mexico come from Texas.
TAMACC is a nonprofit 501(c)6 organization founded in 1975 by a small group of Hispanic businesspersons interested in increasing business opportunities. The association, strategically headquartered in Austin, Texas is the organizational umbrella for, and provides advocacy, technical assistance, programs, and services to, the network of local Hispanic Chambers of Commerce with a base membership of over 15,000. TAMACC is the leading advocate for over 500,000 Hispanic businesses in Texas.