Manufacturing latest publications

May 10, 2019

Market Comment | Trade tensions caught markets off-guard

Risk-off mood resurfaced in financial markets, boosting VIX volatility and safe haven demand, although underlying hopes of an eventual trade resolution contained market losses.

February 5, 2019

Mexico | Investment would promote efficiency of the railway network

The current infrastructure does not respond to the needs of its main demanders. New way of measuring railway efficiency in the face of a changing reality. Network model for the calculation of the coherence of the railway network. Railway network does not meet manufacturing needs. Railway incompatibilities point to investmen…

November 21, 2017

Lower US corporate taxes would not reverse Mexico’s competitive advantage in manufacturing

Mexico would continue to be more competitive than the United States in the production of manufactured goods even if the latter were to cut its corporate tax rate from 35% to 20%. The difference in labor costs alone is a sufficient factor for Mexico to remain more competitive than the US