The stars are aligned

A new administration took office in Mexico this December, which has already made encouraging noises about key reforms – not least a desire to open up the energy industry to the private sector. That plus economic stability, higher growth expectations than Brazil and a cheaper workforce than China all mean the country could be on the verge of something special – so it’s with good reason that the atmosphere at Latin Lawyer’s recent roundtable in Mexico City was decidedly upbeat. In the first of two-part series focussing on Mexico we look at what impact these factors will have on Latin America’s second largest economy if all goes to plan, and ask whether the country has what it takes to make the most of this moment.

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