Gross fixed investment in Mexico fell 17.4 percent over a year earlier in August of 2020, following an upwardly revised 21.3 percent slump in the prior month and compared with market expectations of a 16.1 percent decline. It was the 19th consecutive decrease in private investment amid the coronavirus fallout but the softest since March. Investment in construction shrank 15 percent, following a 23.8 percent tumble in July, amid slower declines in both residential (-7.5 percent vs -21.9 percent) and non-residential (-21.9 percent vs -25.7 percent) segments. Meanwhile, investment in machinery fell 20.6 percent, after decreasing 18.1 percent, of which national (-22.7 percent vs -23.1 percent) and imported (-19.2 percent vs -14.6 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, private investment rose 5.7 percent, following a downwardly revised 3.5 percent increase in the prior month. Year-to-date, private investment declined 20.9 percent over a year ago. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI)
Private Investment in Mexico averaged 2.10 percent from 1994 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 33.10 percent in July of 1996 and a record low of -41.90 percent in June of 1995. This page provides - Mexico Private Investment- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mexico Gross Fixed Investment - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2020.
Private Investment in Mexico is expected to be -12.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Private Investment in Mexico to stand at -1.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Mexico Gross Fixed Investment is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2021 and 1.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.