Last updateFri, 29 May 2020 1pm

Job creation slumps

New job creation in Mexico in 2019 fell to its lowest level since the financial crisis of 2009, according to figures supplied by the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS). 

Tax hike for cigarettes & sodas

Smokers and consumers of soft drinks will fork out more this year, after new taxes kicked in January 1, raising the cost of a pack of 20 cigarettes by around four pesos and sodas by one peso a liter.