Elementos para el estudio y determinación de la competitividad en el sector agua mexicano y sus efectos en la competitividad nacional.
La competencia entre negocios, empresas, mercados o sectores, incluido el financiero, se define como el “esfuerzo de dos o más empresas, agentes o mercados que, actuando de forma independiente, pretenden entrar a, o hacerse de, los negocios de un tercero y capturar su mercado o parte de este, y los recursos financieros e inversión dirigidos a él, a partir de ofrecer mejores condiciones, beneficios, productos o precios a sus clientes o inversionistas”.
The analysis and factors of the water sector competitiveness mexican institute for water technology
OCDE two-year horizontal program for the analysis of the different aspects and policies that affect water management, water use efficiency and competitiveness, specially the economic factors related to the improvement of water use and sustainability, has served as a background for the report and policy recommendations of the meeting of the Global Forum on Sustainable Development on this subject, held in Paris on the 1-2 December 2008.
Water sector financial issues and competitiveness related factors Mexican Institute for water Technology.
Drinking water supply and sanitation services on the threshold of the XXI century
There is very little that a government can do that will result in greater benefits than providing clean and healthy water to the population. With this action … the incidence of diseases … is reduced, bringing down global health costs … increasing overall productivity and contributing to political stabilization” (Oxman and Oxer, 2000). The governments of Latin American and Caribbean countries have recognized this fact, and have made great efforts to increase the coverage of drinking water supply and sanitation services. At the same time, despite the undeniable and significant progress made, the situation of these services continues to be a cause of serious concern in many countries. These issues may be analysed in relation to five basic parameters: