U.S.U.S.--Mexico Trade at a GlanceMexico Trade at a Glance
Mexico is the third largest U.S. trading partner after Canada and China.
The U.S. is Mexico’s largest trading partner and biggest investor.
The U.S.-Mexico border: nearly one million travelers daily and purchasingnearly $1 billion worth of manufactured goods.
A total of 22 U.S. states have Mexico as the number one or number twodestination for their exports. Texas and California are the leaders.
Mexico is Arizona’s largest trade partner.
In 2009, the U.S. provided up to 80% of all materials for Mexico’smanufacturing and assembly firms, and 90% of all its exports returned tothe U.S., translating to over $114 billion in bilateral trade.
Evidence that some U.S. companies are leaving China and moving backto neighboring Mexico due to: lower transportation costs, same time-zone.
Mexican visitors contributed $976 million to the Tucson regionaleconomyin 2009.
Tucson-Mexico Trade Program