Private investment in Mexico decreased 6.8 percent year-on-year in December 2018, following an upwardly revised 3.3 percent decline in the previous month. It is the largest contraction in private investment since April 2017, as investment fell further for machinery & equipment (-9.3 percent from -3.1 percent in November), mainly due to the external demand (-7.7 percent from 3 percent). Also, construction activity investment also went down at a faster pace (-5.0 percent from -3.5 percent), driven by the non-residential (-7.8 percent from -4.4 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, investment declined 0.7 percent, after an upwardly revised 3.5 percent fall. Private Investment in Mexico averaged 3.01 percent from 1994 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 33.10 percent in July of 1996 and a record low of -41.90 percent in June of 1995.

Private Investment in Mexico is expected to be 3.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Private Investment in Mexico to stand at 3.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Mexico Gross Fixed Investment is projected to trend around 3.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-08 02:00 PM Gross Fixed Investment YoY -3.2% 3.6% 1.2%
2019-02-08 02:00 PM Gross Fixed Investment MoM -3.1% 0.1% -0.5%
2019-03-08 02:00 PM Gross Fixed Investment YoY -6.8% -3.3% -0.7%
2019-03-08 02:00 PM Gross Fixed Investment MoM -0.7% -3.5% 3.2%
2019-04-08 01:00 PM Gross Fixed Investment MoM -0.7%
2019-04-08 01:00 PM Gross Fixed Investment YoY -6.8% 3.3%
2019-05-07 01:00 PM Gross Fixed Investment MoM


Mexico Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 51.30 51.10 58.10 33.70 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.60 50.90 57.10 49.20 [+]
Industrial Production -0.90 -2.50 23.82 -17.50 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.60 -0.50 8.40 -7.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.30 0.20 18.26 -17.74 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.80 81.00 82.50 74.10 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 166654.31 133006.81 280468.77 49272.84 MXN Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 68254.00 86495.00 127604.00 6318.00 [+]
Car Production 311.83 333.68 381.99 35.61 Thousand Units [+]
Car Registrations 68254.00 86495.00 127604.00 6318.00 [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.00 1.80 12.60 -9.80 percent [+]
Internet Speed 7538.43 7213.58 7538.43 949.27 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 13309655.00 13057425.00 14700484.00 4009120.00 IP [+]
Private Investment -6.80 -3.30 33.10 -41.90 percent [+]
Mining Production -10.45 -8.37 45.30 -25.22 percent [+]
Steel Production 1660.00 1550.00 1850.00 466.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 64.60 64.14 64.60 4.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 46.00 44.00 66.00 44.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 54.00 49.00 55.00 42.00 [+]
Corruption Index 28.00 29.00 37.00 26.60 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 138.00 135.00 138.00 32.00 [+]


Mexico Gross Fixed Investment

The Gross Fixed Investment in Mexico measures the total value of all acquisitions of fixed assets, both tangible and intangible, obtained as a result of a production process. Those are only ones which can be repeatedly used in other production processes in a period longer than one year. The value represents a year over year change of the gross fixed investment, obtained by aggregating the constant values of machinery and equipment of both national and foreign origin and of construction. They are: buildings, machinery, equipment, transport equipment, software, literary originals and other tangible and intangible fixed assets and additions and upgrades meant to prolong the usage or increase capacity. Considering the machinery and equipment of national origin, only new products are counted. Both new and used imported machinery and equipment increase the value of assets available in the country. The construction gross fixed investment index refers to the investment cost valued at the buyers cost. This page provides - Mexico Private Investment- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mexico Gross Fixed Investment - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-6.80 -3.30 33.10 -41.90 1994 - 2018 percent Monthly
2013=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Australia 2.00 Dec/18
Japan 5.70 Dec/18
Mexico -6.80 Dec/18
United Kingdom -1.40 Dec/18


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