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Informality remains high by international standards, estimated to involve 60% of all workers, and about one quarter of Mexico’s GDP.
Even though the global economy continues to grow and there are some positive aspects to highlight, such as an adequate and responsible monetary policy stance in the major central banks, the international economic landscape looks very complex.
The clouds gathered over the global economy are not dissipating. Every time we updated our growth projections over the past year, the data were down. We now estimate that, after 2.9% in 2019, the world economy should grow at a similar rate during 2020 and 2021.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Mexico, from 6 to 10 January 2020 on an official visit. He will hold bilateral meetings with Mexican high-level officials.
The OECD carries out these surveys on around 50 countries every two years. This is the 16th survey of Mexico, but the first to be presented to the new administration. I would like to thank Minister Urzúa, Deputy Minister Herrera and their teams for the excellent support which support that we received during the preparation of the Survey.
L’économie mexicaine se développe à un rythme modéré, portée par un cadre macroéconomique solide et par des exportations dont la vigueur tient à l’intégration poussée du pays aux chaînes de valeur mondiales. Selon un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE, le pays a désormais besoin d’une nouvelle stratégie pour doper sa croissance, faire baisser les niveaux élevés de pauvreté et d’inégalités et améliorer le bien-être de tous les Mexicains.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Mexico on 2-3 May 2019 to present the 2019 OECD Economic Survey of Mexico.
Strengthening a country's competitiveness is always a work in progress, one that is permanent and cannot be postponed. In turn, competition is essential if markets are to function properly.