was inaugurated, the small-scale mining sector has already generated 5,000 new jobs and government expects that number to reach 15,000 jobs by 2010.
analyst Antonio Castro Quiroz said unemployment is having a special impact on IVA collections.
This decision creates complications in Mexico's relations with the US," said analyst Cesar Castro of the economic consulting company CAPEM
president Antonio Castro Quiroz said the Mexican economy would not experience any growth this year, but would actually contract by 0.
reports that Mexico will face a deficit of 16 million jobs next year, which will force even more Mexicans to earn a living from street sales, the black market, and other areas of the informal economy.
Pedro Venegas, another CAPEM
economist, said such factors as a weak peso have contributed to high inflation.