Source
Central bank

Bank of Mexico

International Reserves

US$ 192.930 billion (Source: IMF; Data updated: 2014)

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 1.288 trillion (2014 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

1.927 trillion of International dollars (2014 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
1.7% 4.0% 3.0% 5.0% 3.1% 1.4% -4.7% 5.1%
2011 2012 2013 2014*        
4.0% 3.9% 1.1% 3.0%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 10,767 (2014 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$16,111 International Dollars (2014 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2014*
3.04% 2.65% 2.52% 2.13% 2.12%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 3.6% 
  • industry: 36.6% 
  • services: 59.8% (2013 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

 

Inflation
2011 2012 2013 2014*
3.4% 4.1% 3.8% 4.0%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2011 2012 2013 2014*
5.2% 5.0% 4.9% 4.5%

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

 

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
42.2% 43.3% 43.3% 46.5% 48.1%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
-4.3% -3.3% -3.7%

-3.9%

-4.1%

*Estimate   

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: BBB+

Moody's rating: A3

Moody's outlook: STA

(Foreign Currency Government Bond Ratings; Data last updated Sept 2014)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2010* 2011 2014**
US$NA US$408.7 billion US$525.1 billion

*2010 Estimate       **2012 Estimate    

Largest companies in Mexico

América Móvil, Femsa, GFNorte, Grupo Mexico, Grupo Modelo, Grupo Inbursa, Cemex, ALFA, Grupo Televisa, Grupo Carso, Grupo Bimbo, El Puerto de Liverpool, Arca Continental, Industrias Peñoles, Grupo Elektra, Kimberly-Clark de Mexico

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ -24.03 billion (2014 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-1.866% of GDP (2014 estimate)

Exports as percent of GDP(Exports of goods and services)

31.7% (2013)

(Data released on October 2014)

Shares in world total merchandising export

2.01% (2012)

 

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.37% (2012)

(Data were released in March 2014)

Total exports

US$370.9 billion (2013 estimate) 

Export commodities

manufactured goods, oil and oil products, silver, fruits, vegetables, coffee, cotton

Total imports

US$370.7 billion (2013 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

metalworking machines, steel mill products, agricultural machinery, electrical equipment, car parts for assembly, repair parts for motor vehicles, aircraft, and aircraft parts

Exports - major partners

US 78% (2012)

Imports - major partners

US 49.9%, China 15.4%, Japan 4.8% (2012)

FDI inflows
2011 2012 2013
US$23,354 million US$17,628 million US$38,286 million
FDI outflows
2011 2012 2013  
US$12,636 million US$22,470 million US$12,938 million  
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2010 2011 2012 2013
US$2,869 million US$4,274 million US$6,504 million US$ 3,845 million
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2012(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

America Movil SAB, de CV Koninklijke KPN NV, Netherlands, 3.4

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2013(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Best countries for doing business World Bank/IFC Doing Business Project

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 189. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: 53 out of 189 countries  (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 48 out of 189 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 71 out of 189 countries

Registering Property: 150 out of 189 countries

Getting credit: 42 out of 189 countries

Protecting investors: 68 out of 189 countries

Trading across border: 59 out of 189 countries

Paying Taxes: 118 out of 189 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 40 out of 189 countries

Getting Electricity: 133 out of 189 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 26 out of 189 countries

(2013)

Global competitiveness ranking(ranking by country on a basis of 144, the first is the best)

61

(2014-2015)

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 55  Score: 66.8 (Moderately Free) (2014)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Total area

1,964,375 km2 (2006)

Capital

Mexico (Distrito Federal) (2009)

Currency

Mexican pesos (MXN) (2009)

Government type

federal republic (2009)

Languages

Spanish only 92.7%, Spanish and indigenous languages 5.7%, indigenous only 0.8%, unspecified 0.8%; note - indigenous languages include various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional languages (2005)

Religions

Roman Catholic 76.5%, Protestant 6.3% (Pentecostal 1.4%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.1%, other 3.8%), other 0.3%, unspecified 13.8%, none 3.1% (2000 census)

Total population
1980 1990 2000 2012* 2017**
67.57 million 83.23 million 97.97 million 114.87 million 120.73 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2011
50.8% 66.3% 74.7% 78.1%
Population median age

27 years (2010)

Population growth rate

1.2% (2011)

Life expectancy

77 years (2010)

Adult literacy

93% (2005/2010)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

8.56% (2011)

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

48.28 (2008)

(Data were released in 2011, 0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

Political Rights:3
Civil Liberties:3 (2011)

(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free)

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

99.53% (2011)

(sum of fixed telephone lines and mobile cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

36.15% (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Cost of living - Mercer index(ranking by city on a basis of 214; the 1st is the most expensive and the 214th is the least expensive)

Mexico City: 148th (2011)

Source
CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

3.9831 (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2009)

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