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Mexico Business Report

General information
Source: The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency
124,574,795 (July 2017 est.)
$2.406 trillion (2017 est.)

Largest economy in Central America

GDP growth rate
2.1% (2017 est.)

Medium, though it has slowed from healthier rates in the previous years

GDP (PPP) per capita
$19,500 (2017 est.)


Local currency
Mexican Pesos (MXN)

Weak currency which has depreciated continuously over the past 5 years

Financial stability (Public debt)
51.5% of GDP (2017 est.)


5.9% (2017 est.)

Medium to high, with a sharp increase from 2016


English not very common except among the most educated urban population

Corruption perception index (Source: Transparency International)

Very high level of corruption

Duties and tax
Source: PwC World Tax Summaries 2017-2018

16% standard VAT rate on the sale or import of goods and services A 0% rate is applicable to certain goods (food products, medicines)
Corporate Tax

30% standard corporate tax rate Companies engaged exclusively in agriculture, livestock, fishing, and forestry activities are subject to a reduction of 30% of their tax liability

General Import Duty rates range from 0% to 35%, but most imports fall within the range of 3% to 20% (exceptionally, certain food products, shoes, and textiles pay higher duties)

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