U.S. -Mexico Economic Ties

Publication Date: March 1989

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Edward L. Hudgins

Research Area: Economics

Keywords: Latin American

Type: Report

Coverage: Mexico


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.