Mexico, Mar 4 (Entravision) .- Mexico shows a backlog in competitiveness, control inflation, the public debt and economic growth compared to Chile, Colombia and Peru, their allies of the Alliance of the Pacific, experts said today the employer’s side.
The comparison is collected in a report by the Center for Economic Studies of the Private Sector (CEESP), dependent on the Business Coordinating Council (CCE), the body dome of the private sector.
According to data taken from the World Economic Forum, by its macroeconomic environment Mexico currently occupies the site 49 in a list of 148 countries, very below Chile (17), Peru (20) and Colombia (33) .
With respect to the budgetary balance, by measuring the proportion of the budget in relation to the gross domestic product (GDP), Mexico is in the position 93, Far below its partners in the Alliance of the Pacific.
“If our country is progressing, in a consistent manner, in 5 positions per year, it would take 14 years to match the competitive position of Chile”, that is in the site 17, noted the CEESP.
Despite the official announcements of controlling inflation, Mexico is located on the site 77, well below Chile (51), Colombia (57) and Peru (67), according to figures from the IMF.
also, although the financial authorities have assured us that the public debt is manageable in margins, compared with other countries Mexico is in the site 77, very far from Chile, which is in the 11, Peru, in the 23, and Colombia in the 45.
The CEESP pointed out that The main indicator that shows the weakness is the Mexican economic growth, due to the fact that the Mexican economy has grown by an average of 0.9 % per capita per annum for the past 19 years (since it came into force in 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement) .
assured that Chile and Peru registered a annual per capita growth of 3.4 %, while Colombia reached a rate of 2.1 % .
private sector analysts also pointed that Mexico” is the only one (of the countries of the Alliance of the Pacific) that he has not brought down their indicators of poverty”, since the proportion of poor rose from 47.2 % in 2004 to 52.3 % in 2013.
by the Conversely, in the same years, Peru low of 58.7 % to 25.8 % in the same years; Chile reduced the proportion of 18.7 % to 14.4 %; and Colombia did 47.4 % to 32.7 % .
The Agency pointed out that Mexico should consolidate its macroeconomic environment with a fiscal policy to increase the effectiveness of public spending as generating primary surpluses that allow the reduction of the debt”.