Mexico attracted $31,000,621 million in foreign direct investment in 2021

The The Ministry of Economy The federal government stated that during 2021 it was a prime number for direct foreign investment (Foreign direct investment) from 31 thousand 621.2 million dollars.

However, he clarified that as usual in the mentioned FDI statistics, the data will be adjusted when there is more information about the operations of the said period.

The FDI figures have been jointly reviewed by the Ministry of Economy and the Bank of Mexico and will be included in the central bank’s balance of payments report.

If the initial foreign direct investment obtained in the period from January to December 2021 is compared with the preliminary figures reported for the same period in 2020 (29 thousand and 79.4 million dollars), an increase of 8.7 percent is observed.

The preliminary figures available so far indicate that during the period from January to December 2021, 31 thousand 621.2 million dollars were recorded, the net result of the company or trust, out of the difference of 45 thousand, 84.9 million dollars recorded as flows and 13 thousand and 463.7 million dollars in flows . Exit.

The initial FDI recorded so far in January-December 2021 came from: 3,801 companies with foreign capital participation; five thousand 435 credit contracts; and 26 foreign legal entities. In addition, they are combined as follows:

  • By type of investment (source of financing): by reinvestment of profits, 38.6 percent; For new investments 43.7%; And for intercompany accounts, 17.7 percent.
  • By sector: manufacturing, 39.7 percent; mining 15.2%; Financial and insurance services, 15.0 percent; transport, 8.8 percent; Trade 8.5% and temporary residence services 5.2%. The remaining sectors accounted for 7.6 percent.
  • By country of origin: United States 47.5%; Spain 13.7 percent; Canada 6.5 percent; UK 5.7 per cent; Germany 5.2 percent; Japan contributed 5.0 percent, and other countries contributed the remaining 16.4 percent.
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The methodology for determining FDI is based on international standards, contained in the International Monetary Fund’s Balance of Payments Manual (IMF) and in the OECD FDI Framework Definition.

The reported amounts only take into account the investments made and which have been officially reported to the National Register of Foreign Investments of the Ministry of Economy; Hence its initial nature and the fact that it will undergo updates in successive quarters.

With information from Lopez-Dóriga Digital

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