The country relies heavily on its free trade agreements, with more than 90% of its trade under such agreements. However, Mexico is keen to further diversify its trade relationships by moving away from its reliance on the US – over 80% of exports go to the US.
Key growth sectors for businesses in the country include resources and energy, education and research, infrastructure finance, and food and agribusiness. With the support of reduced inflation and interest rates, the country is becoming increasingly attractive for global business engagements.
The OECD and WTO has also ranked Mexican workers as the hardest working in the world in terms of number of hours worked yearly.