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This edition of OECD's periodic economic survey of Mexico examines key challenges Mexico faces in the medium-term including strengthening public finances, maximising the gains from integration into the world economy, improving infrastructure (including transport, telecommunications, electricity, and natural gas), and creating more and better jobs to alleviate poverty.
Table of contents:
Executive Summary Assessment and Recommendations Chapter 1. Economic Performance and Key Challenges -Short-Term Outlook -Lifting Mexico's Growth Performance over the Medium-Term -Strengthening Public Finances -Making the Most from Integration in the World Economy -Improving Infrastructure -Creating More and Better Jobs and Fighting Poverty -Conclusion -Annex 1.A1. Progress in Structural Reforms Chapter 2. Putting Public Finances on a Firmer Footing -Mexico has a Good Fiscal Record -The Underlying Fiscal Position is Not Yet Comfortable -Measures to Strengthen Public Finances Should Not be Delayed -Concluding Remarks Chapter 3. Maximising the Gains from Integration in the World Economy -Trade Performance -Strengthening Mexico's External-Led Growth Performance -Trade Policy: Further Reducing Tariff and Non-Tariff Barriers -Removing Obstacles to FDI and Increasing Linkages to the Mexican Economy -Concluding Remarks -Annex 3.A1. Constant Market Share Results -Annex 3.A2. Labelling Requirements - Still an Obstacle to Trade -Annnex 3.A3. Restrictions on FDI Chapter 4. Improving Infrastructure in Mexico -An Overivew of Competition and Regulation Issues -Improving Transport Infrastructure and Services -Competition in the Telecommunications Sector -The Electricity Sector -Natural Gas Concluding Remarks Annex 4.A1. Improving Water Infrastructure and Management Annex 4.A2. OECD Competition Assessment Toolkit Annex 4.A3. Access Pricing to Key Facilities Chapter 5. Creating More and Better Jobs and Reducing Poverty -Overview -Policy Interventions to Improve Labour Market Outcomes -Social Policies and Policy Alleviation -Concluding Remarks Annex 5.A1. Training Programmes