Pages

59 pages

Published

July 2017

Update frequency

On a semi-annual basis

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PDF, Horizontal, Screen friendly

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TABLE OF CONTENT


Comprehensive View On The Economy

1.      Economic structure

Part of the country’s economic profile, economic structure section gives readers useful views to understand what matters for the Mexican economy.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the size of the Mexico’s economy in relation to world’s major economies?
  • What is the size of Mexico’s population?
  • What is the demographic structure of Mexico? Is it favorable for economic growth?
  • How has the structure of Mexico’s GDP changed over the years?
  • How much does the Mexico’s economy rely on external trade?
  • What are the key regions for the Mexican economy?
  • How does economic freedom in Mexico compare with others?

2.      Competitiveness

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Mexico’s competitiveness in the global level. It also covers the country’s attractiveness to foreign direct investment.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • Which stage of economic development is the Mexico’s economy in?
  • How is the average wage in Mexico compared to others in the region?
  • How has the labor productivity in Mexico changed over the years and in relation with comparable countries?
  • How competitive is Mexico?
  • How are Mexico’s competitive factors compared to those of other countries?
  • Is it easy to do business in Mexico?
  • What are most problematic factors in doing business in Mexico?
  • How good is Mexico in attracting Foreign Direct Investment?

3.      Economic development

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Mexico’s economic development, average income and its distribution, poverty as well as other development indicators.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the level of income for an average person in Mexico?
  • Is there still a lot of poor people in Mexico? How does it compare to others?
  • Is unemployment the issue for Mexico?
  • How is income distributed in Mexico and how does it compare to others?
  • What is the current level of human development in Mexico?
  • How has quality of life in Mexico changed over the years?

4.      Economic growth

Part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Mexico’s recent economic growth, its key drivers and well as the growth outlook for the coming years.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What has been the growth rate of Mexico’s economy over the past 10 years and how does it compare with others?
  • What were the key growth drivers for the Mexico’s economy in the last year?
  • What were the source of growth for Mexico’s economy in the last 5 quarters?
  • What is the growth outlook for Mexico’s economy over the next 3 years and how does it compare with others?
  • How has the growth outlook for Mexico changed over the past few months?

5.      Economic stability (Macro risks)

Part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Mexico’s macro-economic risks, including inflation, financial sector, budget deficit as well as balance of payment and exchange rate.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the risk of inflation in Mexico and how does it compare with others?
  • How healthy is the Mexico’s banking sector?
  • What is the fiscal risk in Mexico?
  • Does the government have enough money to invest or continue to subsidize certain program? What is the likelihood of raising tax?
  • What is the balance of payment risk for Mexico?
  • How good is the country in getting foreign exchange by the mean of commerce?
  • Does Mexico have enough international reserves to service its debt and for import?
  • What is the FX risk? How has the MXN performed compared to other currencies?

Appendix 1: Key Economic Projections 2016-2022

From IMF’s World Economic Outlook Report April 2017.

  • GDP growth
  • Inflation
  • Population
  • Unemployment rate
  • Government budget and debt
  • Current account

Appendix 2: DOING BUSINESS 2017

Detailed rankings and scores for Mexico and comparable economies.

  • Starting a business
  • Dealing with construction permits
  • Getting electricity
  • Registering property
  • Getting credit
  • Protecting Minority Investors
  • Paying taxes
  • Trading across borders
  • Enforcing contracts
  • Resolving Insolvency