During the first three months of the year, the economy of 26 entities in the country grew compared to the immediately previous quarter, according to the results of the Quarterly Indicator of State Economic Activitypublished by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi).
In the first quarter of 2022 and with figures adjusted for seasonality, the states that showed the most pronounced increases in their economic activity compared to the last three months of last year were: Hidalgo with a quarterly increase of 4.7% and Aguascalientes, with a rise of 4.2 percent.
They were followed in order of importance by San Luis Potosí, with an increase of 3.8% in the reference period; Chihuahua, with a growth of 3.5% Michoacán, 2.6%; Tamaulipas, 2.3%; JaliscoMorelos and Guerrero, 2.0% respectively, as well as Tabasco and Baja California, 1.9% in each case.
On the contrary, the state economies that reported setbacks in the first three months of the year They were: Nayarit, with a contraction of 4.2%; Quintana Roo, -2.8%; Veracruz, -2.3%; Sinaloa, -1.2%; Durango, -0.6%; and Tlaxcala, -0.2 percent.
At an annual rate and with series adjusted for seasonality, the states that reported the most significant growth in the first quarter of 2022 were: Baja California Sur, with an increase of 12.5%; Tabasco, 12.4%; Quintana Roo, 12.0%; Hidalgo, 8.0%; Warrior, 6.8%; and Morelos, 6.2 percent.
By economic sectors, the Inegi only has the annual variation of the original figures. Taking into account the above, among the entities that reported the greatest increases in the agricultural segment, are: Tamaulipas, with an increase of 21.6% in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the first of 2021; Nuevo Leon, 19.2%; Chihuahua, 17.9%; Hidalgo, 15.3%; and Colima, 14.8 percent.
In the industrial sector, the following stand out: Hidalgo, with an annual increase of 19.6%; Tabasco, 18.4%; Morelos, 18.2%; Sonora, 11.0%; and Guerrero, 8.9%. For its part, in the segment related to services are: Baja California Sur, with an annual increase of 15.3%; Quintana Roo, 11.5%; Warrior, 6.6%; as well as Michoacán and Hidalgo, 4.5%, respectively.
The Inegi warns that this Indicator of State Economic Activity incorporates Preliminary information on different economic activities such as agricultural, industrial, commercial and service activities, Therefore, it should be considered as an indicator of the trend or direction of the economy at the state level in the short term.
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