Mexico

Location: North America

Flag of Mexico Location of Mexico

Population:  114,975,000 (Estimate July 2012)

Language(s): Spanish (official)

Currency:   Mexican Peso MXN

GDP: $1.67 trillion (estimated 2011)

Top Import Commodities:

  • Agribusiness Sector
  • Housing and Construction
  • IT Health
  • Security and Safety
  • Technology
  • Automotive parts and Supplies
  • Energy Sector /renewable energy
  • Electrical Equipment
  • Transportation and Equipment

US 60.6%%; China 6.6%; S. Korea 5.2%

Other Information:

  • 11th Largest World Economy
  • 77% Urban population
  • US 3rd largest trading partner
  • 2nd for US Exports (12.5% of all US Exports
  • Almost 50,000 US Small and Medium size companies export to Mexico
  • 24.9% of population has internet access
  • Free Trade Agreement NAFTA

Mexico has Regional Markets

  • Guadalajara – Silicon
    • Bilingual (English and Spanish)
    • Second largest market in Mexico
    • Industries
      • Food processing
      • Electronics
      • Packaging
      • Agribusiness
      • Industrial process controls
  • Monterrey – Industrial Center
    • Bilingual (English and Spanish)
    • Strategic NAFTA area
    • Industries
      • Automotive
      • Household appliances
      • Electric Equipment
      • Software
      • Specialized Medical Services
      • Biotechnology
      • 1,800 foreign companies in this area
  • Tijuana
    • Bilingual (English and Spanish)
    • Industries
      • Medical
      • Electronics
      • Automotive
      • Plastic –injector molding
      • Metal Mechanics
      • Packaging