Mexico Industry

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Contributing around 5% to the country’s total GDP in 2013, Mexico’s mining sector is among the top 10 world producers for at least 16 minerals. The country is the global leader in silver production and is the tenth-largest copper producer, according to the Mexican Mining Chamber (Cámara Minera de México, Camimex). With a wealth of natural...

 

Since the early days of NAFTA, the Mexican manufacturing sector has evolved extensively. While the country once positioned itself as a destination for basic cross-border assembly operations for electronics and textiles, it is now developing a highly specialised manufacturing market. In the fourth quarter of 2014, manufacturing represented 17.5...

 

The post-North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA) manufacturing boom has been particularly attractive for the Mexican automotive industry. According to Eduardo Solis Sánchez, president of the Mexican Automotive Industry Association, Mexico will see a fifth consecutive year of increased motor vehicle output. The auto industry now brings in...

 

How would you characterise the level of sophistication in Mexico’s industrial sector?

 

Mexico is the world’s leading beer exporter, producing 86m hectolitres (hl) per year, worth $20bn. The country has topped the list of beer exporters for the past six years, thanks to surging international demand for brands such as Corona Extra, Modelo, Sol and Tecate, with exports growing 9% to reach around $2.4bn in 2014, according to the...

 

Although the pace of expansion has moderated in the last two years in line with a sluggish economy, Mexico’s insurance industry has been experiencing strong growth. The country remains under-insured, and thus the outlook for increasing the market penetration of insurance products is encouraging. According to the industry’s main regulatory body...

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