Many things have been said about he commercial relationship within the U.S. and Mexico.
Several months ago, politicians created an adverse atmosphere on such
commercial relationships in spite of obtaining votes, popularity and acceptance
amongst a certain base of voters.
Most of the information has been said
without truly funded basis. The lack
of real knowledge on the commercial
relationship between both countries
is scary since bad decisions on setting
the new path for commerce on either
side can bring serious consequences to
both countries, and certainly the whole
NAF TA block.
Roughly two thirds of Mexico’s commerce is with the United States,
becoming its largest trading partner.
On the other side of the coin, statistics
from Banco de Mexico state that the
U.S. sold more than $248 billion worth
of different products to México.
This trade relationship represents an
important amount of jobs in the U.S. territory for American workers. Farmers
calculations refer to at least 5. 1 million
jobs in the U.S. Trade with Mexico is fundamental for the U.S. Economy. In the
last 20 years, as a result of American
trade, U.S. trade dependent jobs have
increased as well; these kind of jobs
have grown three times faster than U.S.
jobs in general.
Trade with Mexico has represented an
important impact on manufacturing and
services sectors, creating better conditions for workers, and consequently
more income per capita catalyzing
internal consumption on other sectors
like construction, education, tourism,
entertainment, etc. Obviously, this trend