Mexico’s manufacturing might

Manufacturing wages (USD per hour)

Mexico versus China; the outsourcing battle is on. While Mexican wage inflation has been broadly flat over the past 10 years, China’s continues to rise – they are now direct rivals. Increasingly competitive as an outsourcing location, aided by its strong transport links to the US, global brands are flocking to the Central American giant. L’Oreal, Unilever, Nissan and Honda … read more

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What’s in the news shows the top ten most mentioned themes relevant to financial markets in order of their ranking at the date shown. The bar height shows the frequency of the coverage of each theme in the news for each of the last 13 weeks, with the furthest right bar representing the most recent ranking. The colour of the … read more

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