15 March 2018
The OECD released its second assessment of Merida’s progress in implementing recommendations aimed at improving formalities in the business sector: Merida has made significant progress and reached 93% of its objectives.
In June 2017, the OECD had provided the Municipality of Merida with 235 recommendations for improving formalities with high impacts on business. The objective of the cooperation agreement between the OECD and the Municipality of Merida is to improve the business environment. The formalities included business licences and construction permits. Recommendations for promoting regulatory transparency and increasing the efficiency of formalities were also included. The recommendations are based on national and international good practices for the simplification of municipal formalities available in the Guidelines for the improvement of the regulatory quality of state and municipal formalities in Mexico.
The most relevant milestones achieved are:
The last assessment will take place in June 2018.
See the press report in Spanish.
Regulatory Policy Division in Mexico and Latin America of the OECD @OCDE_RLAC
Adriana Garcia, Policy Analyst, Regulatory Policy Division
Manuel Gerardo Flores, Senior Economist, Regulatory Policy Division @M_GerardoFlores