MEXICO
Region: LATIN AMERICA AND CARRIBEAN
128
of
78
Global Rank: 
22
of
10
Region Rank:

Mexico’s IPRI increased by 0.1 to 4.8 placing it 10th in the Latin American and the Caribbean and 78th in the world. Mexico is classified by the IMF as part of the Latin American and Caribbean group and the World Bank as a upper-middle income nation. Mexico is a member of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Mexico’s Subindex for the Legal and Political Environment decreased by 0.1 to 3.7 with scores of 3.6 in Judicial Independence, 4.1 in Rule of Law, 3.5 in Political Stability, and 3.5 in Control of Corruption. The Subindex for Physical Property Rights remained the same at 5.1 with scores of 5.0 in Property rights, 7.9 in Registering Property, and 2.4 in Ease of Access to Loans. The Subindex for Intellectual Property Rights increased by 0.2 to 5.6 with scores of 4.7 in Intellectual property protection, 7.5 in Patent Protection, and 4.6 in Copyright Piracy Level.


IPRI Overall




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 4.8 78 of 128 10 of 22
Legal and Political 3.7 96 of 128 11 of 22
Physical 5.1 98 of 128 17 of 22
Intellectual 5.6 50 of 128 4 of 22


Legal and Political Environmental




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 3.7 96 of 128 11 of 22
Judicial Independence 3.6 92 of 128 10 of 22
Rule of Law 4.1 89 of 128 10 of 22
Political Stability 3.5 102 of 128 20 of 22
Control of Corruption 3.5 98 of 128 15 of 22


Physical Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.1 98 of 128 17 of 22
Protection of Physical Property 5.0 81 of 128 11 of 22
Registering Property 7.9 111 of 127 17 of 22
Access to Loan 2.4 96 of 128 17 of 22


Intellectual Property Rights




  Score Globally Regionally
Overall 5.6 50 of 128 4 of 22
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights 4.7 70 of 128 7 of 22
Patent Protection 7.5 43 of 108 4 of 22
Copyright Protection 4.6 46 of 104 3 of 18
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