Mexican president meets with OECD head

OECD Observer

Mexican President-elect Vicente Fox discussed economic reform in his country during a meeting with OECD Secretary-General Donald Johnston in Paris on October 1.

The OECD has pointed out that Mexico needs a more equitable, broad-based tax system and Mr Fox pledged to introduce fiscal reform within months of taking office in December.

Mr Johnston and Mr Fox also discussed how to create a better climate for attracting foreign direct investment to Mexico, and how to boost trade with the European Union. 

©OECD Observer November 2000 

Economic data

GDP growth: -1.8% Q1 2020/Q4 2019
Consumer price inflation: 0.9% Apr 2020 annual
Trade (G20): -4.3% exp, -3.9% imp, Q1 2020/Q4 2019
Unemployment: 8.4% Apr 2020
Last update: 9 July 2020

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