Mexico needs reform to fulfil potential – Dallas Fed paper

Anti-trust measures, easier market entry and FDI should aid growth, researchers say

The Bank of Mexico
Daniel Hinge

Mexico should carry out policy reforms to fully use favourable economic tailwinds, researchers from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas say in a working paper.

Industrial policy reform, near-shoring and a deepening partnership between the US and Mexico should catalyse growth, say Jesus Cañas, Sewon Hur and Braden Strackman. The country is due to hold general elections on June 2.

Mexico should enact antitrust reforms, encourage higher education, reduce barriers to market entry and relax restrictions

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