Mexico’s reform agenda boosts global rank

Matthew Turner
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Mexico is now safer than Colombia, according to Euromoney Country Risk data, as structural reforms gather pace.

Mexico continued its long-term ascent in the global rankings after rising one place to 39 in Q1, overtaking Colombia in the process for the first time since September 2010.

Mexico is Latin America’s second-largest economy and represents important regional trade and growth.


A report by HSBC attributes Mexico’s strong performance this quarter to the country’s reform momentum. “Fiscal and energy reforms are expected to be sent to congress in Q3 2013,” it states. “If...