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Mexican Economy Follows US Economic Slump Growth has slowed considerably in early 2001 in response to the hard downturn in the US economy The Gross Domestic Product GDP growth in 2001 is forecast to slow to 2 from 69 in 2000 A rebound of growth in 2002 will depend on an upturn in the US economy and continued conventional economic management A tightening of monetary policy should enable inflation to fall to under 7 by the end of 2001 With hopes in 2002 of a further reduction in inflation provided the peso depreciates gradually The first year of the Fox administration combined both the fiscal and monetary tightening that will characterize the administration this will limit GDP growth to only 2 in 2001 A pick-up in growth to 45 can be forecast for 2002 as private consumption and export-oriented industrial output rebound with the beginning of a turnaround in the US economy A sharper slowdown than currently forecast is possible if the US economy goes into recession A slowing domestic economy combined with tight monetary and fiscal policy will ensure that inflation continues to fall in 2001-02 although not as quickly as officials have targeted With inflation already at single-digit levels and the peso likely to depreciate during the next year further large reductions in inflation will be difficult to achieve To reach its inflation target of 65 for 2001 Banxico will have to tighten monetary policy again following several tightening moves over the past 12 months Even considering a relatively tight fiscal deficit target ceiling of 06 of GDP year-end inflation will probably be around 75 in 2001 and about 5 in 2002 Positive investor sentiment towards Mexico fuelled by expectations of an investment upgrade has resulted in a strengthening of the peso in 2001 However with the trade deficit widening on the back of the US slowdown and a possible cooling of sentiment towards Mexico the peso seems
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