5 competitive advantages
Solid macroeconomic environment
Evolution of inflation, exports and international reserves in Mexico (2000- 2013)
Infllation 2013 Reserves 2013 Exports 2013
3.97% 176 billion USD 380 billion USD
Source: ProMéxico with information of INEGI / Bank of Mexico.
Reforms that will enhance our future
Central Bank Independence
Retirement fund management
Law of Budget and Fiscal Accountability
in +1 year
Justice system reform
States and municipalities fiscal reform
Gov. Accountability reform
Government Transparency reform
will be one of the
According to HSBC
Mexico will be the
8th largest economy.
6 United Kingdom
World’s largest economies in 2013
Source: ProMéxico with information of Goldman Sachs. The N-11: More Than an Acronym. Documento de economía mundial No: 153. Marzo de 2007/ HSBC/
ACCENTURE.1/ Pronóstico de Goldman Sachs / Fondo Monetario Internacional.
Mexico has access to 45 countries through its free trade agreements
1.2 billion people.
We are commited to free trade
Our FTAs give privileged access to 61% of the world’s GDP.
Source: ProMéxico with information of Brazil; China: Colombia:; United States: ; Chile: Direcon; Mexico: Ministry of Economy.
Mexico as part of NAFTA
• +50 border crossings
with the US.
• NAFTA market= 19
• 16 trillion European Union.
• Bilateral trade with the
U.S.= 1 million dollars
• 1 million people and 300
crossing the border daily.
Source: ProMéxico with information of SCT/ US Department of Transportation.
+/- 2 hours
Strategic location and time zone
16Río de Janeiro
Mexico to Germany Brazil China Colombia Korea USA India Poland Turkey
- 17 32 15 33 11 20 1
35 4 24 3 15 17 36 27
7 - 31 12 34 15 24 18 19
32 32 - 26 2 17 11 33 24
30 30 - 28 4 19 9 31 32
14.4 25.0 25.3 23.4 17.3 16.3 15.4 22.4 20.919.6
Easy access to the world
Source: ProMéxico with information of Sea Rates
Quality of our labor force
According to IMD,
Mexico offers a higher
quality and availability of
labor force and talent in
comparison with other
Source: ProMéxico with information of IMD Competitiveness Yearbook, 2012.
Brazil MexicoGermany Spain UK US
PERCENTAGE OF GRADUATES IN THE AREAS OF ENGINEERING
in engineering and manufacturing
15Source: ProMéxico with information of UNESCO.
2nd country with the largest percentage of employment in the
Contribution of copyright industries
to national employment
Source: ProMéxico with information of UNESCO, Creative Economy Report, 2013.
Highly Skilled Professionals
• 6 out of 10 PSP certified
developers in the world
Mexico´s IT Professionals Workforce 2000 - 2014
17Source: ProMéxico with information of MexicoIT/ Carnegie Mellon University, 2010 (http://www.sei.cmu.edu/tspsymposium/past-proceedings/2010/Panel_Kernel.pdf)
IT ProfessionalsSoftware Professionals
Demographics are on our side
118 million inhabitants with a median of 27 years.
52 million in the labor force.
According to forecasts, there will be more than 83 million people of
productive age by 2020.
18Source: ProMéxico with information of US Census Bureau: http://www.census.gov/population/international/data/idb/informationGateway.php; INEGI, 2011; Population Projections for
Mexico 2005-2050, CONAPO. *Population (in millions) by age group.
Mexico’s global leadership
• 3rd largest
exporter in the
• 8th producer and 4th
exporter globally of new
light vehicles in the world.
• Leading flat
exporter in the
• Mexico is the 6th
supplier to the
Source: ProMéxico with information of FEMIA, GTA, AMIA y OICA.
Mexico is an exporter of sophisticated products
in the Harvard and
MIT's Atlas of
• It acknowledges that Mexico can retain large amounts of productive knowledg
• Mexico manufactures and exports a large number of sophisticated products. It
• accounts for 80% of our exports.
Source:ProMéxico, with information of INEGI/ Presidency/ Harvard and MIT, Atlas of Economic Complexity/ OECD.
Exports of Medium and high manufactures as percentage of
the GDP (2013)*
A sophisticated economy
Source: ProMéxico with information of IHS – Global Insight. / * Only G20 nations.
We have the
We have the
for the IT
We are building the
Digital Creative City in
Latin America’s creative hub
We are the
22Source: ProMéxico with information of CEPAL/ PWC, Global Entertainment and Media Outlook/ UNCTAD,
Creative Economy Report 2010.
International Results (US=100)
Video Game production
International Results (US=100)
Cost Index Cost Index
23Source: ProMéxico with information of KPMG, Competitive Alternatives, 2014.
Mexico’s success stories abroad
• Latin America’s largest
independent provider of IT
• Its clients are Fortune 500
and Fortune 1000
• Presence in 20 countries.
• 6,000 people worldwide.
• Neoris is one of 23
global services partners
of SAP AG.
• Leading IT consulting
and systems integration
company in Mexico.
• Second largest IT
company in Latin
• Great market share in
the US and Europe.
Digital Creative City / Digital hub
• Hub center for the Spanish speaking
• Smart city with urban model for
• Digital infrastructure.
• Will host a population of 50,000
• And destination of global media
• Home to over 160
technology and digital
• Host to companies at the
forefront of animation,
computer games, web
design, mobile applications,
online media and more.
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Camino a Santa Teresa 1679,
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Case Study: Information Technology
• Infosys opened two centers in
Monterrey, Mexico, over the course of 4
• Offers IT Help Desk, design of web-
interfaces and other BPO and IT-
• Mexico was chosen because of its
population size, large graduate pool,
proximity to US, and Spanish speaking
• The company has gained
approximately 30 new clients after the
launch of Mexico’s operation.
• Operations are currently carried out
in three modern centers: two in
Gualadajara and one in Querétaro.
• Offers application development and
testing, consulting, infrastructure
services and BPO.
• Mexico is one of the most important links
for the expansion strategy of the
company in the region.
• Mexico’s competitive advantages:
closeness in distance and time zone to
the United States, political and economic
stability, and high academic level of