General profile: Mexico

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
128.632 Millions
18.664 MXN/US$
1 015 874 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
..
2.82 %
2.00 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-1.8 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
214 207
298 305
380 623
373 930
Merchandise imports
228 240
310 205
405 281
397 516
Merchandise trade balance
-14 033
-11 900
-24 658
-23 586
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
4 %4 %83 %83 %5 %5 %8 %8 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
302 94210 4275 4073 9493 771302 94210 4275 4073 9493 771
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Services exports
15 736
15 235
22 886
24 097
Services imports
22 804
25 792
32 056
31 926
Services trade balance
-7 068
-10 557
-9 170
-7 828
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
8.6
6.8
6.2
5.8
Travel
75.0
78.7
77.5
81.2
Other services
16.4
14.5
16.3
13.0
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+2.0 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2016
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
GDP, current
864 810
1 049 925
1 140 724
1 015 874
GDP per capita, current US$
7 880
8 851
8 981
7 898
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
3.08
5.20
2.46
2.00
Current account balance, % of GDP
-1.04
-0.49
-2.78
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
10.898
12.636
15.848
18.664
GDP by expenditure in 2015
(as % of total GDP)
68.212.322.835.437.668.212.322.835.437.6
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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-0.1 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2016
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
FDI inflows
26 018.16
27 262.84
33 181.27
26 738.61
FDI outflows
6 474.00
15 145.45
10 733.32
-787.42
Personal remittances, % of GDP
2.63
2.10
2.29
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
26 171.326 171.324 462.324 462.323 432.923 432.923 366.023 366.023 588.523 588.522 080.322 080.322 075.722 075.726 041.526 041.526 879.826 879.826 542.826 542.822 741.922 741.919 861.719 861.716 653.716 653.711 029.511 029.510 146.310 146.37 524.77 524.726 73926 73933 18133 18127 50827 50847 53747 53721 06121 06124 70624 70627 26327 26318 11218 11229 38129 38132 45732 45721 14821 14826 01826 01824 91624 91618 22418 22424 05524 05530 06030 06018 38218 38226 171.324 462.323 432.923 366.023 588.522 080.322 075.726 041.526 879.826 542.822 741.919 861.716 653.711 029.510 146.37 524.726 73933 18127 50847 53721 06124 70627 26318 11229 38132 45721 14826 01824 91618 22424 05530 06018 382FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Balance, % of GDP
-1.70
-1.29
-2.08
-2.06
Balance, % of imports
-6.01
-4.12
-5.54
-4.99
Normalized balance
-0.031
-0.021
-0.028
-0.026
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
807366656764615659575755
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2016
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
62%Male 62%Female
38%Female 38%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.095 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2016
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
1 325 000 000
1 775 657 000
1 910 683 000
1 710 420 000
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
25.49
36.35
42.95
50.88
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
3 693 956
(e) 5 273 945
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
17.99
20.17
16.19
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
17.14
19.23
16.45
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
..
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 15 September 2017