General profile: Mexico

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
129.163 Millions
18.927 MXN/US$
1 152 202 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 1 943 950 km²
6.04 %
2.30 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+9.5 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
214 207
298 305
380 550
409 494
Merchandise imports
228 240
310 205
405 281
432 153
Merchandise trade balance
-14 033
-11 900
-24 731
-22 659
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
4 %4 %82 %82 %6 %6 %8 %8 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
327 35811 3766 9506 7134 245327 35811 3766 9506 7134 245
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
15 736
15 489
22 903
27 071
Services imports
22 804
26 892
32 657
36 868
Services trade balance
-7 068
-11 403
-9 754
-9 796
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
8.6
6.7
6.2
7.0
Travel
75.0
77.4
77.4
78.8
Other services
16.4
15.9
16.3
14.1
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+2.3 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
877 477
1 057 801
1 169 625
1 152 202
GDP per capita, current US$
8 089
9 016
9 291
8 921
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
2.31
5.12
3.27
2.30
Current account balance, % of GDP
-1.05
-0.53
-2.47
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
10.898
12.636
15.848
18.927
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
65.512.123.737.139.165.512.123.737.139.1
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+0.4 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
26 023.12
27 319.02
34 857.63
29 695.01
FDI outflows
6 469.00
14 372.10
10 667.50
5 082.90
Personal remittances, % of GDP
2.63
2.10
2.30
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
28 541.728 541.726 233.226 233.224 462.324 462.323 432.823 432.823 366.023 366.023 588.523 588.522 080.322 080.322 075.722 075.726 041.526 041.526 879.926 879.926 542.826 542.822 741.822 741.819 830.019 830.016 620.016 620.011 030.011 030.010 150.010 150.07 522.07 522.029 69529 69529 75529 75534 85834 85828 67228 67248 49248 49221 73021 73025 22125 22127 31927 31918 16518 16529 42029 42032 46832 46821 09821 09826 02326 02324 91624 91618 22518 22524 05524 05530 04230 04218 24718 24728 541.726 233.224 462.323 432.823 366.023 588.522 080.322 075.726 041.526 879.926 542.822 741.819 830.016 620.011 030.010 150.07 522.029 69529 75534 85828 67248 49221 73025 22127 31918 16529 42032 46821 09826 02324 91618 22524 05530 04218 247FDI 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
2017
Balance, % of GDP
-1.70
-1.36
-2.08
-1.80
Balance, % of imports
-6.09
-4.36
-5.69
-4.54
Normalized balance
-0.031
-0.022
-0.029
-0.023
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
78767165646663615658575654
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
62%Male 62%Female
38%Female 38%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.111 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
1 325
1 776
1 911
2 065
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
25.49
36.35
42.95
43.69
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
3 704 918
5 402 867
6 305 000
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
17.99
20.17
16.18
..
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).
m
Estimated. Data refers to 2013.
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: 14 August 2018