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Top Reasons Multinationals Are Investing in Mexico

With a strategic location, 46 free trade agreements and a talented young workforce, Mexico is one of the best places to do business in Latin America.


Why Choose Mexico?

 

 

With 12 free trade agreements signed, Mexico’s trade partners account for 60% of the world’s GDP.

The United States is the destination for 80% of exports and accounts for 49% of imports.

For its ease of doing business, Mexico ranks 47th of 192 analyzed countries globally and first across Latin America, according to the World Bank.

Its proximity to the US, lower logistics costs and highly skilled labor force have positioned Mexico to be a leading manufacturing country.

The workforce is young: 45% of the population is under 25, and the average age is 27.3.

 


A Large, Resilient Economy

$1.15T

nominal GDP

2nd

largest economy in Latin America

15th

largest economy in the world

70%

of GDP is exports + imports

No. 1

exports-to-GDP ratio in Latin America

 


Infrastructure That Supports Trade

 


A Variety of Thriving Sectors

Companies looking to set up shop or expand their operations in Mexico can benefit from competitive labor costs, a growing consumer market and proximity to the US. Notable sectors include:

 


Sources: World Bank’s 2017 Ease of Doing Business Index; World Economic Forum; INEGI; CIA World Factbook; Ministry of Economics; World Economic Forum 2017-2018 rankings; US Department of Transportation; J.P. Morgan Mexico 101 Handbook; (SCT) Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes

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