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Mexico – Economic Outlook 87 Country Summary

The vigorous recovery in activity which started in the third quarter of 2009 is projected to continue in 2010 and 2011. After rebounding strongly, export growth is projected to gradually normalise. The … [...]

Taxing Wages: Country note for Mexico

Mexico is one of the OECD countries with the lowest tax burden on labour income. The average tax wedge (average income taxes plus employee and employer social security contributions minus cash transfers … [...]

Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2010 – Mexico Country Note

This note is taken from Chapter 3 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2010. [...]

OECD Regulatory Reform Forum, Mexico, January 2010 – Strengthening Competitiveness in Mexico

On 12-13 January the Mexican Ministry of Economy (Secretaria de Economia), and OECD’s Regulatory Policy Division organised a Forum on Regulatory Reform. The event aimed at raising awareness of the regulatory challenges for Mexico and discussing ideas and international reform experiences. During the forum, the Mexican President, Felipe Calderon, announced a general regulatory review to be conducted by the federal government to eliminate unnecessary burdens and simplify the interactions between the government and citizens and businesses. [...]

Mexico should invest more in innovation to boost economic growth, says OECD

Mexico should invest more in human capital, notably education, and foster innovation in the business sector to drive stronger, sustainable economic growth, according to a new OECD report. [...]

Mexico must remain committed to public finance reform, says OECD

Recent reforms have improved Mexico’s overall budget framework, helping it to withstand the current global crisis, but further reforms are needed to ensure long-term fiscal sustainability, according to a new OECD study. The OECD welcomes the announcement that Minister of Finance Ernesto Cordero plans to introduce a major fiscal reform initiative this year. [...]

OECD recommendations to boost the Latin American economy

Latin America as a whole is showing signs of recovery and stabilization. Economic activity is helped by improving conditions in global financial and commodity markets, as well as recovering exports. It is also underpinned by the stronger policy frameworks developed during the past decade, which have promoted resilience and allowed the implementation of timely responses to counter the crisis. [...]