Mexico’s economy is booming! Tourism and positive economic changes are drastically contributing and shaping the nation as a whole. Many years ago,Mexico was considered a third-world country,well,watch out world,Mexico is quickly climbing the GDP chart and is a force to be reckoned with. While Mexican nationals used to cross the borders of the United States in search for “opportunity”,the opportunity is knocking at their front doors.
In 2008 an average of 21 percent of Mexicans claimed they would permanently relocate to another country,while that percentage has dropped to 11 percent. In fact,currently,an average of 11 percent of Americans are willing to leave their nation behind,and for good. While economic,employment and living conditions are improving drastically in Mexico real estate,unemployment rates are rising the U.S.
When many Americans think of Mexico,a negative image may come to mind... According to the Washington Times,approximately 49% of Americans have a mostly or very negative opinion of their southern neighbor. However,an estimated "91% of Canadians are expressing approval of Mexico as a nation and a people."
The rapidly expanding Mexican economy has been steadily increasing over the past three years by 4 percent GDP,compared to the 2 percent growth in the U.S. over the same time period. Numbers and statistics all around are demonstrating the positive trends in Mexico,sparking interest in fellow Americans to head south of the border for beautiful weather all year round,impeccable natural beauty,cheap living,and tons of business opportunity.