Over the past few years, an increasing number of international observers have been closely watching President Carlos Salinas de Gortari completely revamp Mexico's economic system.

Despite the miraculous economic transformation -- which has been widely cited as a model for developing countries seeking to modernize their economies and integrate them successfully into the international marketplace -- some concerns have recently been voiced as to whether Mexico will be able to surmount its complex short-term problems relating to the economic slowdown and current account deficit.

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