• Agriculture

    OBG investigates the key pressures and developments affecting local agriculture, particularly where a country is dependent on plantations or forestry to maintain GNP. It also highlights the output trends and technological advances in areas such as irrigation techniques and land reclamation.
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Mientras el sector encara el doble reto que nace de unas condiciones climáticas volátiles y la fuerte competencia de importaciones baratas, el apoyo estatal para la agricultura se incrementa en Panamá. 

 

How does Mexico’s forestry industry compare to other countries in the region?

 

Which specific factors have contributed to the resilience of Mexico’s agriculture sector?

 

The Mexican agriculture for export segment closed 2016 with a rare trade surplus and with exports up 13.7% for a value of $14.74bn. This meant it surpassed both tourism and oil as a source of foreign revenues and also overtook Canada to become the top exporter of agricultural goods to the US. A range of products from raspberries to pork showed...

 

Following 10 years of growth roughly on par with that of the overall economy, Mexico’s agriculture sector outstripped GDP growth by 1.2 percentage points in 2016 and registered a trade surplus for the second year running. As a share of GDP it declined only slightly over 2006-15 from 3.2% to 3%, and then grew in 2016 by 3.5% compared to...

Chapter | Agriculture from The Report: Mexico 2017

Following 10 years of growth roughly on par with that of the overall economy, Mexico’s agriculture sector outstripped GDP growth by 1.2 percentage points in 2016 and registered a trade surplus for the second year running. Given the uncertainty over future US trade policy, there has rarely been a more urgent or ripe time to address the needs of Mexico’s agriculture industry. In the short term,...