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August 6, 2019

Mexico | Evolution of poverty and income distribution

Between 2008 and 2018, poverty in Mexico decreased from 44.4% to 41.9%, but increased in absolute terms, from 49.5 to 52.4 million people. In equity of income, measured by the Gini coefficient, Mexico would move from place 136 to 122 of a total of 164 countries, advancing 14 positions.

August 1, 2019

Mexico | There are 1.65 million households that receive remittances, 4.7% of the total

27% of remittances-receiving households are in the two lower income deciles, and 12.7% in the two upper deciles. Households that received remittances have a consumption pattern very similar to the national average. 36.0% of the expenditure went to food, beverages and tobacco, and 18.6% in transportation and communication.

July 23, 2019

Mexico | The gasoline shortage crisis: A Big Data analysis

An analysis of the POS operations in gas stations in the Valle de Mexico metro-area are analyzed by day and hour. The crisis began at noon on Tuesday January 8, lasted 13 days, ended on January 20, 16% more gasoline was loaded per operation, and the purchase was increased up to 400% at late night and in the early morning.

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…

January 9, 2019

Mexico Regional Sectoral Outlook. Second half 2018

In the first half of 2018, the Mexican economy grew at a lower rate than expected, with the service sector contributing 86.9% of GDP growth, less than the 92.1% observed in 2017. Manufacturing industries recovered in 2017, contributing 11.8% of growth, although uncertainty in the first half of the year affected their growth…

December 29, 2018

Financial Inclusion: No Significant Progress

At the end of last month, the results of the third Mexican National Survey for Financial Inclusion—one of the most comprehensive financial inclusion surveys in the world—were released by the Mexican Office for the Treasury and Public Credit, the Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission and INEGI (Instituto Naciona…

December 21, 2018

Mexico | ENIF 2018: 63.2% of Mexicans use informal savings, 70.2% use informal credit

The main results of ENIF 2018 (the National Survey on Financial Inclusion 2018) are being presented, and the situation and challenges that the government of AMLO and the financial institutions will face with regards to inclusion and financial education. 47.1% of the population has a bank or financial account (savings), 31.1…

November 23, 2018

Mexico | Five social & labour programmes from the 2nd consultation would cost 0.85% of GDP

Although the consultation indicates that the new refinery in Dos Bocas will cost 50 billion pesos (0.22% of GDP), we consider that it refers only to the first stage, since the incoming Secretary of Energy, Rocío Nahle, estimated that it would cost 160 billion pesos (0.69% of GDP) and would be completed in 3 years.