Emergence of the Middle Class in Mexico 2011

Emergence of the Middle Class in Mexico 2011

Mexico Today - October 19, 2011

With increasing per capita income, the aspirations of the 35 – 45 million Mexican middle class are similar to the middle class in the United States. They have become more educated and want a better future for their kids. Multinational companies are reaching out to these Mexican families looking to buy cars and a wide range of consumer products. As Shannon O’Neil, (Douglas Dillon Fellow for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations) said: The emergence of the middle class is a game changes for the Mexican economy.

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