The Financial Times recently presented a five-point map for understanding the global economy in 2024: demographics, climate change, technological progress, knowledge diffusion and economic growth. This map does not forecast an easy year for the region.
Around 80% of Mexico's exports continue to go to the United States, a proportion that remains the same as a decade ago. However, this dynamic does not reflect the reality of the rest of Latin America and is creating a gap between the north and the south of the region.
The conflict over Mexico's restriction on the transgenic corn importation is a dispute between the interests of the U.S. agricultural industry and the Mexican government's effort to regain its sovereignty.