Mexico in Competitiveness Indexes

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Several indexes measure and compare the competitiveness of countries. The most-used indexes are the Global Competitiveness Index developed by the World Economic Forum, the Doing Business Index developed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the World Bank, the World Competitiveness Yearbook of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) and the International Competitiveness Index built by the Mexican Competitiveness Institute (IMCO).

Principal Indexes
1. World Economic Forum

Annual Report on Global Competitiveness

The WEF defines competitiveness as: the set of institutions, policies and factors which determine a country's level of productivity. The Annual Report of Global Competitiveness analyzes the 139 major economies based on 12  pillars. 


2. World Bank

Doing Business

The Doing Business report is published annually by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the World Bank and analyzes 183 economies based on 10 indicators. The Doing Business project encompasses two types of data: the review of laws and regulations and time and motion indicators.

3. International Institute for Management Development (IMD)

World Competitiveness Yearbook

The World Competitiveness Yearbook, WCY, analyzes the 59 major economies using four factors: economic performance, government efficiency, efficiency for doing business and infrastructure development.


4. Mexican Competitiveness Institute 

International Competitiveness Index

The IMCO defines competitiveness as the capacity of a country or region to attract and retain investment and talent. The International Competitiveness Index analyzes 48 principal economies based on 10 factors.