Mexico: Still An Emerging Market 200 Years Later

Mexico is currently an emerging market. According to an article by Bryan Taylor, Chief Economist at Global Financial Data published last year Mexico is still emerging 200 years later. He discusses the boom and busts and the challenges of the country since its independence. Before we get to those details, it is important to note …

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Mexican Airport Operator Stocks Soared Recently

Airport operators in Mexico offer one of the unique investment opportunities to profit from the growing tourism and domestic air travel there. These firms hold term concessions to run many airports. They generate revenue from a variety of items such as parking, retail space, services to airlines, etc. The three publicly listed Mexican airport operators …

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Manufacturing Labor Costs in Mexico vs. China

Labor costs in the manufacturing sector is cheaper in Mexico than other countries especially China. Major US firms have significant operations in the country due to the geographical proximity to the US and abundant and well-experienced workforce. I have written about the cost competitiveness of the Mexican labor market in the past before which you …

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Auto Workers in Mexico Earn Less Than Those in China

In an article last last year I discussed the average hourly wage rate for auto workers in select countries. I wrote “Mexicans working at the auto factories get between $1 an hour to $ 3 an hour. Mexico’s minimum wage is 73 pesos or $4 a day. Hence auto workers earn much more than the prevailing …

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