U.S. -Mexico Economic Ties
Publication Date: March 1989
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Edward L. Hudgins
Keywords: Latin American
Mexico's economic health is of great concern to the United States. Not only is Mexico the third largest U.S. trading partner (after Canada and Japan), but economic hardship in Mexico could trigger political and social unrest that would have immediate repercussions north of the Rio Grande.