Mexico PESTLE Insights – A Macroeconomic Outlook Report

The mining, manufacturing and utilities sector contributed 24.9% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2019, followed by wholesale, retail and hotels, and financial intermediation, real estate and business activities which contributed 20.54% and 21.37%, respectively. According to GlobalData, the three sectors are expected to decline by -4.9%, -0.1% and -3.2%, respectively, in 2020

Overall, the S&P/BMV IPC exhibited a downward trend over the last year. As of September 25, 2020, the S&P/BMV IPC stood at 36,583.71, compared to 43,014.07 on September 25, 2019.


– According to the Logistics Performance Index by the World Bank, Mexico’s rank improved from 54th in 2016 to 51st in 2018 (out of 160 countries).

– Five major federal entities in Mexico generate approximately 44.6% of the country’s GDP and comprise 38.6% of the country’s population as of 2017, according to the OECD

Reasons to buy

– Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.

– PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations

– Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.

– This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of Exhibits

Did You Know?

Country Highlights

COVID-19 Impact

Country Snapshot

PESTLE Insights

Political Landscape

Economic Landscape

Social Landscape

Technological Landscape

Legal Landscape

Environmental Landscape


List of Figures

List of Figures

Exhibit 1: Mexico’s Performance in Terms of the Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Latin America and the World

Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)

Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights Behind the Index

Exhibit 4: Mexican Stock Index – S&P/BMV IPC

Exhibit 5: Key Sectors’ Contribution to the Economy (2015-2022f)

Exhibit 6: FDI Inflows and Outflows, Greenfield Projects Position, Value of Net Cross-border M&As Position (2015-2019)

Exhibit 7: Key Infrastructure Indicators

Exhibit 8: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate (2015-2022f)

Exhibit 9: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2019)

Exhibit 10: Export, Import and Trade Balance (2015-2019)

Exhibit 11: Current Account Balance (2015-2021f)

Exhibit 12: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports (2016-2019)

Exhibit 13: Vehicles, % Share of World’s Total (2019)

Exhibit 14: Interest Rates (August 2015 – August 2020)

Exhibit 15: Exchange Rate (2015-2022f)

Exhibit 16: General Government Net Borrowing/Lending (2015-2021f)

Exhibit 17: Gross Debt Position, % of GDP (2015-2022f)

Exhibit 18: Unemployment (2015-2022f)

Exhibit 19: Average Annual Wages (2015-2019)

Exhibit 20: Labor Cost Index (2015-2019)

Exhibit 21: Rural/Urban Share of Total Population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025f)

Exhibit 22: Age-group Share of Total Population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025f)

Exhibit 23: Gender Split (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025f)

Exhibit 24: Internet Users as a Percentage of the Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate (2019)

Exhibit 25: Number of Patents Granted Per Million Persons (2019)

Exhibit 26: High-technology Exports, % of Manufactured Exports (2019 or Latest Available Year)

Exhibit 27: Doing Business in Mexico 2020

Exhibit 28: Corruption Perceptions Index (Rankings) (2019)

Exhibit 29: CO2 Emissions (2015-2019)


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