这份报告是作为Lazybones公司的顾问撰写的。任务在于分析两个国家，即智利和墨西哥的经济、商业和政治环境。这份报告将负责描述哪个国家更适合懒骨头。然后，该公司将从事以合同为基础的生产，以采购他们的服装系列。被分析的因素是与企业内部环境相互作用的重要外部因素，如Lazybones (Agenor et al.， 2010)。将重点放在每一项调查上，将使人们对该国正在接受调查的情况有更好的看法。将进一步利用两国加权记分卡作为比较工具。Lazybones有兴趣为美国客户提供服装批发服务。S公司才提出了今后的国别选择。这家公司的服装设计和图案是动态的。
智利的经济环境使它成为拉丁美洲国家中发展最快的经济之一。然而，随着2010年至2012年经济的扩张，随着投资周期结束，矿业部门增速放缓，该公司的GDP增速开始下降，达到2.1%，这也导致了私有化消费的下降(Angell et al.， 2011)。失业率从最初的5.7%进一步上升到5.8%。
在具有挑战性的环境趋势下，墨西哥经济表现出了适度的弹性。在若干领域内继续进行有关改革的努力，以提高管制的效率和使投资制度自由化。国内生产总值出现增长，达到2.1万亿美元，持续增长2.1%。5年复合增长率为3.3%，人均达到17,881 (Castaneda, 2010)。中国的通货膨胀率为4.0%，外国直接投资流入228亿美元。2016年美国国内经济自由度得分为65.2，而世界平均水平为60.7。经济自由在国家中的地位是一个适度自由的国家。该国在全球排名第62位，在贸易自由和投资自由等方面取得了一些显著的成就(Agenor et al.， 2010)。总的来说，该国以一贯的方式显示出相当大的增长率。这进一步促进了国家的振兴，提供了更好的机会。
This report has been written as a consultant to the company, Lazybones. The task lies in analysing two countries, namely, Chile and Mexico’s economic, business and political environment. This report will be responsible for depicting the country which is better for Lazybones. The company will then be engaged in using contract based manufacturing to source their range of clothing. The factors being analysed are essential external factors responsible for interacting with internal environment of a company such as Lazybones (Agenor et al., 2010). Focusing on each of these will provide a better outlook towards the country’s under investigation. A weighted scorecard for both the countries as a comparative tool will further be utilized. Lazybones has an interest in providing wholesale clothing services to U.S only and henceforth the company has brought forward the country selection. The designs and graphics on clothes of this company are dynamic.
The economic environment of Chile entails that it has been one of the fastest enhancing economies among the Latin American nations. Following the expansion of economy however from 2010 to 2012, however the growth in GDP for the company started falling and reached 2.1 percent as a consequence of the mining sector slowdown by the investment cycle end and this resulted also in privatized consumption to lower (Angell et al., 2011). The rate of unemployment further rose to 5.8 percent from initially being 5.7 percent.
There was also an apparent increase in the fiscal deficit due to the slowdown in economy. The growth pace is also slow.
A moderate range of resilience has been apparent through the economy of Mexico within the challenging environment trend. Efforts with regard to reform have continued within several areas in relation to enhancing the efficiency of regulation and liberalizing the regimes of investment. The GDP rates have shown growth and it has reached to 2.1 trillion dollars showing a consistent growth of 2.1 percent. The 5 year yearly compound growth is at 3.3 percent with per capital reaching at 17,881 (Castaneda, 2010). The inflation in the nation is at 4.0 percent with inflow of foreign direct investment at 22.8 billion dollars. The score for economic freedom within the nation in the year 2016 was at 65.2 in comparison to the average in the world at 60.7. The status of economic freedom in the nation is that the country is free moderately. The country is worldwide ranked at 62 and there are several notable successes which the country has gained inclusive of freedom of trade and freedom of investment (Agenor et al., 2010). Overall, the country has shown a considerable rate of growth in a consistent manner. This has further helped the country to rejuvenate itself and offer better opportunities.