An ambitious set of reforms could transform
Mexico’s investment environment. Former ambassador
to the EU and Nafta negotiator Jaime Zabludovsky explains what
is needed to capitalise on the changes
Things are looking up in Mexico. Inbound investment is
surging, and its reformist government is busy implementing the
95 reforms that comprise its economy-wide overhaul known as the
Pact for Mexico. Liberalisation of the state-owned energy
sector has created the most excitement, but the package
– as well as older reforms – has created a
melting pot of opportunities for foreign investors.
Twenty years after he negotiated the North American Free
Trade Agreement (Nafta), Jaime Zabludovsky speaks with IFLR
about the legacy of Mexico's first FTAs, teething problems
under the Pact for Mexico, and how foreign investors can help
the country continue its growth story.
What is behind the surge in foreign investment into Mexico
over the last two years, and are...