Gross fixed investment in Mexico slumped 36.9 percent year-on-year in April 2020, following an 11 percent decline in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 30.7 percent plunge. It was the biggest drop since September 1995, amid the coronavirus crisis. Investment in construction declined 36.2 percent, faster than a 7.2 percent fall in March, due to both residential (-40.8 percent vs -3 percent) and non-residential (-31.4 percent vs -11.3 percent). In addition, investment in machinery and equipment went down 37.9 percent, following a 16 percent drop, of which national (-52.6 percent vs -14.8 percent) and imported (-28.9 percent vs -16.8 percent).
Private Investment in Mexico averaged 2.46 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 July of 2020. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI)
Private Investment in Mexico is expected to be -10.00 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 -2.50 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.