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2019
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Exports
: $361B, Rnk 1 / 151

2019
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Top Product
: $38.2B, Cars

2019
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Exports
: $235B, Rnk 2 / 218

2019
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Top Product
: $26.7B, Refined Petroleum

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.22, Rnk 21 / 146

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.58, Rnk 10 / 146

2019
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GDP
: $1.27T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 15 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 41%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 106 / 187

2019
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 GDP
: $21.4T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 1 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 48.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 96 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $9,946, CURRENT US$
Rnk 72 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 24.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 105 / 187

2019
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GDP PC
: $65,298, CURRENT US$
Rnk 8 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 38.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 76 / 187

Mexico-United States In 2019, Mexico exported $361B to United States. The main products that Mexico exported to United States are Cars ($38.2B), Computers ($28.9B), and Vehicle Parts ($26B). During the last 24 years the exports of Mexico to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 7.47%, from $64B in 1995 to $361B in 2019.

In 2019, Mexico did not export any services to United States.

United States-Mexico In 2019, United States exported $235B to Mexico . The main products that United States exported to Mexico were Refined Petroleum ($26.7B), Vehicle Parts ($16.3B), and Office Machine Parts ($10.9B). During the last 24 years the exports of United States to Mexico have increased at an annualized rate of 7.06%, from $45.8B in 1995 to $235B in 2019.

In 2011, United States exported services to Mexico worth $21.7B, with Travel ($13.4B), Transportation ($4.09B), and Royalties and license fees ($3.05B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2019,  Mexico ranked 21 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.22), and 9 in total exports ($480B). That same year, United States ranked 10 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.58), and 2 in total exports ($1.51T).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, Mexico exported $361B to United States. The main products exported from Mexico to United States were Cars ($38.2B), Computers ($28.9B), and Vehicle Parts ($26B). During the last 24 years the exports of Mexico to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 7.47%, from $64B in 1995 to $361B in 2019.

In 2019, United States exported $235B to Mexico. The main products exported from United States to Mexico were Refined Petroleum ($26.7B), Vehicle Parts ($16.3B), and Office Machine Parts ($10.9B). During the last 24 years the exports of United States to Mexico have increased at an annualized rate of 7.06%, from $45.8B in 1995 to $235B in 2019.

Mexico Exports

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United States Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Mexico
Top Destination
: United States, $361B

United States
Top Destination
: Canada, $252B

This map shows whether countries import more from Mexico or United States. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Mexico and United States or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2019, no countries were registered that imported more from Mexico than from United States.

In 2019, countries that imported more from United States than Mexico were Canada ($252B), China ($103B), and Japan ($70.1B).

Comparative Advantage Mexico - United States

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This chart compares trade between Mexico and United States by product, considering products traded by both, Mexico and United States.

During 2019, Mexico had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Machines ($139B), Transportation ($105B), and Instruments ($17.9B).

During 2019, United States had a large net trade with Mexico in the exports of Machines ($78.7B), Mineral Products ($36.2B), and Transportation ($22.4B).

Flow

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between Mexico and United States (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2017, the products from Mexico that paid the highest import tariffs to enter United States were Footwear, rubber, plastic, straps fix to sole by plug (30%) and Sports footwear, sole rubber or plastic, upper textil (26.7%).

In 2019, the products from United States that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Mexico were Ground-nuts otherwise prepared or preserved (44.7%) and Yogurt (20%).

*The tariffs present between Mexico and United States are:
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
142: North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2011, United States exported services to Mexico worth $21.7B, with Travel ($13.4B), Transportation ($4.09B), and Royalties and license fees ($3.05B) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Mexico has comparative advantage over United States. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more United States has comparative advantage over Mexico.