Webcast 012 | Is Mexico the new China?

Rebecca Harding presents Carlos Sanchez Pavan and Shannon Manders to uncover the key trade drivers behind Mexico€™s strengthening supply chains. Mexico has been a strong beneficiary of re-shoring in manufacturing and the country’s strong economic and political structural changes have facilitated trade growth in automobiles, auto parts, oil and alternative energies. Delta Economics’ view is that Mexico and increasingly, the Latin American region, have growing competitive advantages over emerging markets in Asia and that China is becoming less competitive in wage and productivity terms, relative to Mexico.

 

Webcast 012 Author  |  Rebecca Harding  |  CEO

Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa remains one of the regions that is full of potential but difficult to capture accurately. Trade data is one way of demonstrating how the economies of the region are growing. Nigeria and South Africa are relatively well integrated into the global trading system: Nigeria’€™s exports of oil are fueling rapid import growth to develop infrastructures and to fuel growing consumer demand while South Africa’€™s exports of iron ore are forecast to grow in 2014 by over 15% and of cars by over 10%.