Although 2018 was a year filled with uncertainty, the country seems to be on the verge of a new and promising beginning. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s appears to be willing to support the development of one of the economy’s most important industries, automotive, and NAFTA is well under way to being finalized into a new agreement that will push forward Mexico as an investment destination along with the entire North American region.
As the introductory chapter for Mexico Automotive Review 2019, State of the Industry provides a complete overview regarding the development of the automotive industry from the second half of 2018 to the first half of 2019. Governments, associations and industry leaders share their perspectives on the main opportunities for the country to grow as an automotive hub and the way the private and public sectors are working together to achieve this.
Main question to answer
What can the country expect from the new federal administration and the renegotiated trade landscape in North America?