Texas, California, Arizona and New Mexico are the US States whose main export destination is Mexico, also, a large number of jobs depend directly on activities related to trade between the two countries. Here’s a summary of the most outstanding numbers:
-382,000 jobs depend on Trend with México
-Exports 95 billion worth of products to Mexico, 37% of it’s total exports worldwide.
-Computers and electronic products make 26% of exports to Mexico generating $24.4 billion annually.
-Transportation equipment: Second largest export industry to Mexico, sales surpassing $11.5 billion annually.
-Oil refined products: Mexico is Texas’ largest export market of worldwide, sales exceeding $10.7 billion.
-Tourism: Mexico is the single largest source of international travelers to Texas with approximately 7.7 million visitors that spend 4.5 billion annually.
-565,000 jobs depend on trade with Mexico.
-Exports $26.8 billion worth of products to Mexico.
-Computer and elelctronic products exported to Mexico generate over $6.7 billion in revenue for California.
-Transportation and equipment: represents $2.9 million in annual exports to Mexico making Mexico the largest export market in this sector.
-Soups and grapes: 79% and 65% respectively exported from the US to Mexico are produced in California.
-Video games: 34% of consoles exported go to Mexico.
-Tourism: 7.8 million travelers from Mexico in 2015.
-85,000 jobs depend on trade with Mexico.
-Minerals and ores: exports to Mexico generate over $2.5 billion in revenue, accounting for 96% of the states sector exports worldwide.
-Computer and electronics: Mexico imports 25% of Arizona products export to the world.
-Tourism: Mexicans account 68% of 5.6 million international overnight visitors.
-27,000 jobs depend on trade with Mexico.
-Exports $1.7 million worth of prpoducts to Mexico.
-Computers and elelctronics 43% of the state’s sector exports worldwide to Mexico.
-Mexico is the largest export market of electrical equipment, fabricated metal products, processed foods, transportation equipment, plastics, paper, among other sectors.
Source: Secretariat of Economy Mexico, Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development with information from the U.S. Census