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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.

September 24, 2018

Mexico-US Trade Agreement: Uncertainty diminishes

At the end of August Mexico and the US announced a preliminary agreement intended to replace the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) signed in 1994. The most significant changes in the agreement announced are centred on the automotive sector. And this is hardly surprising, given that the sector accounts for the entir…

August 1, 2018

Mexico Regional Sectoral Outlook. First half 2018

The service sector contributed 92.3% to Mexico’s GDP growth. The manufacturing industry regained its dynamism in the second half of 2017 (2H17) and has been a constant subject for debate with the renegotiation of NAFTA.

July 16, 2018

Mexico | 98,470 votes from Mexicans abroad in 2018, 140% more than in 2012

The preferred candidate of Mexicans abroad was Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who gained 63,863 votes, 64.86% of the total, followed by: Ricardo Anaya Cortes with 26,344 votes (26.75%), José Antonio Meade Kuribreña with 4,613 votes (4.28%) and Jaime Heliodoro Rodríguez Calderón with 1,868 votes (1.90%).