Mexico Articles & Analysis

In 2018 Mexico’s economy ranked second in Latin America and 15th in the world in terms of GDP, which totalled $1.22trn, according to the World Bank. In 2019 the newly elected President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has pushed ahead with efforts to meet his pledge to tackle corruption and implement austerity measures within the government, to reduce costs and curb excessive expenditures.
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Articles & Analysis | Mexico in brief: from The Report: Mexico 2019

Following the economic crises of the 1980s and 1990s Mexico implemented a series of liberalising structural reforms, enabling it to become one of the world’s most open, trade-orientated emerging economies. However, the slowdown of the US economy, to which Mexico’s fortunes are closely tied, and the rising uncertainty generated by global trade...

Articles & Analysis | Structural support: Page 26 from The Report: Mexico 2019

Mexico in brief Strength in diversity: A rich and varied history Interview: Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada A time of transition: The new government looks to make broad changes Interview: Ángel Gurría, Secretary-General, OECD OBG Business Barometer: Mexico CEO Survey Safe borders: Aid and increased security Structural support: Reforms,...

What are the key areas of bilateral cooperation enshrined in the Canada-Mexico Partnership?

Strategically located between the Americas, Europe and Asia, Mexico is one of Latin America’s largest economies, second only to Brazil. Aided by its proximity to the US market, the county has established itself as an important manufacturing and export powerhouse, due in part to extensive oil, gas and mineral reserves; public and private universities; a young population; and a...

What are the OECD predictions for Mexico’s economic growth in the near term?

Since Donald Trump’s election as US president in November 2016, Mexico’s economy has seen both uncertainty and progress. Just one fortnight after announcing that the US would lift tariffs on Mexican and Canadian steel imports, and publicly encouraging Congress to quickly pass the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), President Trump announced on Twitter that he would place...