Peña Nieto met once again with the Mexican Business Council (CMN). This meeting
confirms the open, ongoing dialogue between the government and the private
In the period
2013-2015, the Mexican Business Council has made investments exceeding $87
billion USD. This amount is similar to the FDI (Foreign Direct Investment)
accumulated from January 2013 to September 2015 of $91 billion USD.
complex global financial environment, as evinced during the first days of the
year, thanks to the efforts of employers and the strength resulting from the structural
reforms, the Mexican economy is better prepared than before and is on track.
This is borne out by recent economic data:
- It is estimated that the economic growth accumulated in the first three
years of the administration is 6%. This figures contrasts with the -0.4% registered in the same period of
the previous administration as well as with the 0.9% corresponding to two
- 2013, 2014 and 2015 is the three-year period with the greatest job
creation of the past five administrations. Accordingly, in November, the national unemployment
rate was 4%, the lowest for November since 2007.
- Monthly unemployment rates throughout 2015 were lower than those for
- At the close of 2015, annual inflation was just 2.13%, the lowest rate
since 1970, when it began to be measured.
- Domestic consumption is also on the rise. In the first 11 months of 2015, ANTAD comparable
sales increased by 6.5% annually and by 10.1% in total stores.
- Car sales in the domestic market broke records in 2015: 1,351,000
million units; 37% more than in 2012.
reforms, infrastructure works and innovative public policies, the government will
continue to drive the transformation of Mexico.
In the future,
we will continue working with determination, to maintain macroeconomic
stability, continue to implement transformative reforms and strengthen the rule
of law and security of Mexicans.