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Mexico City, Mexico According to Mexico’s National Institute of Statistics and Geography, the informal economy contributed on average 26 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) over the decade from 2003 to 2012. That is more than one in four dollars of the total value generated by the Mexican economy in that period.

Small sized businesses that lack basic records, elements of the agricultural sector, domestic services and forms of labor that are connected to the formal economy, but lack labor protections, all form the bas...

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