In November there was a decrease in the percentage of business partners of the Employers’ Confederation of the Mexican Republic (Coparmex) that they were victims of crime and acts of corruption.
Entrepreneurs who suffered a crime fell to 48 percent from 56 percent a year ago, while those who were victims of an act of corruption They fell to 32 percent from 35 percent in the same month of 2019, according to DataCoparmex.
“It is difficult to make an interpretation in the short term of what has defined these losses in corruption and insecurity. One could induce that it has to do with social distancing measures with more businesses closed, less paperwork in process by closed government offices, it could probably have been, « he said. Gustavo de Hoyos Walther, president of the organization.
The business leader added that it is possible to do a projection that the partial reopening of the economy and the effects of the pandemic will detonate corruption and insecurity events ‘per se’.
However, aspects such as the regulatory improvement in which some entities in the country have worked, such as Chihuahua and Querétaro, helped to continue the decline in the trend of Coparmex partners victims of the corruptionexplained Mylene Cano, chief economist of the agency.
“This decrease cannot be attributed to confinement, but there are important results in entities that had a marked decrease from before, such as Chihuahua and Querétaro where the regulatory improvement effort has been made with ease in electronic procedures more efficiently, « he said at a press conference.
Thus, the percentage of victims of corruption fell to the all-time low of 32 percent in November.
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