Mexico: Legal rights

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 Mexico

Index of legal rights for creditors and borrowers (0 = weak to 12 = strong)

 Latest value 10.00
 Year 2019
 Measure points
 Data availability 2013 - 2019
 Average 9.29
 Min - Max 7.00 - 10.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Mexico from 2013 to 2019. The average value for Mexico during that period was 9.29 points with a minimum of 7 points in 2013 and a maximum of 10 points in 2015. The latest value from 2019 is 10 points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 186 countries is 5.69 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The index of legal right for creditors and borrowers in Mexico ranges from 0 (no rights) to 12 (strong rights). Stronger legal rights such as efficient bankruptcy procedures, rules for financial disclosure, clear property rights, etc. facilitate lending.
Definition: The strength of legal rights index measures whether certain features that facilitate lending exist within the appli­cable collateral and bankruptcy laws. The index ranges from 0 to 12 based on the methodology in the Doing Business 15-20 studies.

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