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December 5, 2019

Mexico | What explains the zero growth of the economy?

With the data available in the third quarter, it is already possible to know that the growth of the Mexican economy in 2019 will be around zero. This is because, as of the last quarter of last year, three consecutive quarters with negative growth were observed, followed by one without growth.

November 12, 2019

Global Funds Outlook | Fourth Quarter 2019

We expect ongoing easing in global uncertainties, and policy support to sustain flows into EMs, mainly those implementing ‘sound’ policies and with stable currencies. However, concerns over underlying vulnerabilities and the potential for further bouts of cross asset volatility will restrain a sharp recovery in EM inflows.

November 8, 2019

Mexico | It is urgent to increase the Tax Collection

The country only collects 14% of GDP for tax purposes. Not only does this represent the lowest level of all the countries that are part of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), but it is also lower than the collection levels of most Latin American countries.

November 4, 2019

LatAm: Growth Is Low And Tensions Are High

The outlook in Latin America in recent weeks has been marked by general elections in Argentina, Bolivia and Uruguay. This is in addition to extensive protests in Ecuador and Chile.

October 18, 2019

Colombia continues to recover with few external tailwinds

The Colombian economy will continue to consolidate its growth at a slow pace, in a context of strong external headwinds. Globally, our growth forecasts have declined for some of our trading partners due to a more negative external environment.

September 13, 2019

The Mexican financial system has shown an orderly adjustment to a complicated environment

Through the “Financial Stability Report” (REF), Banco de México (Banxico) monitors the main risks and vulnerabilities that could affect the stability of the Mexican financial system.

September 3, 2019

Mexico | Oaxaca Pact: Infrastructure for the South & Southeast

The Oaxaca Pact aims at attracting investment and create industrial and commercial infrastructure that would translate into greater jobs and GDP growth in the South and Southeast of Mexico.

August 12, 2019

LATAM: recovery delayed again

The recovery of growth in Latin America has not materialized for several quarters and the return to average growth rates above 2% has been consistently delayed. The second quarter of 2019 was no exception.