Foreign Direct Investment, Exports and Imports in Mexico

@article{PachecoLpez2004ForeignDI,
  title={Foreign Direct Investment, Exports and Imports in Mexico},
  author={P. Pacheco-L{\'o}pez},
  journal={The World Economy},
  year={2004},
  volume={28},
  pages={1157-1172}
}
This paper analyses the liberalisation of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Mexico since the late 1980s, and its relationships with exports and imports. Such a process has eased the access of multinational corporations (MNCs) to the country, which has promoted exports. However, it has also resulted in a higher import content and the displacement of local firms, which has limited Mexico's economic development through the balance of payments constraint. The analysis is supported by the existence… Expand
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