April 2012 - NAFTA Trilateral Trade Breaks the $1 Trillion Threshold

NAFTA Trilateral Trade Breaks the $1 Trillion Threshold

The North American Free Trade Agreement has substantially boosted North America’s Competitiveness by enhancing access to a thriving combined market of 460 million inhabitants and a regional $17 trillion output.

Building a More Secure Bilateral Trade System

As U.S.-Mexico trade has dynamically grown by 460% over almost two decades since NAFTA began operations, bilateral economic and security linkages have increasingly become more complex. In recent years both countries have been addressing these new challenges regarding border security and trade growth without diminishing regional competitiveness.

Success Stories

  • Ford to Expand Production Capacity in Hermosillo
  • Fokker Opens Mexican Facility
  • TRW to Open New Braking Plant in Mexico
  • Carnival to Invest in Mexican Port Infrastructure

State Profiles

  • Indiana
  • Puebla

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