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Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlight: MEXICO

Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlights from CanadianManufacturing.com outline key data on the top 21 global export markets.


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The biggest opportunities for Canadian companies include key growth sectors, such as: metal refining, mining equipment, automotive production, chemical production

GDP: $1.567 trillion (2010 est.)

GDP growth: 5.5% (2010 est.)

GDP per capita: $13,900 (2010 est.)

Population: 113,724,226 (July 2011 est.)

Labour force: 46.99 million (2010 est.)

Products: corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, beans, cotton, coffee, fruit, tomatoes; beef, poultry, dairy products; wood products

Industry: food and beverage production, tobacco, chemicals, metal refining, textiles, automotive production, tourism

Exports: $298.5 billion (2010 est.)

Export Markets:manufactured goods, oil and oil products, silber, fruits, vegetables, coffee, cotton

Export partners: U.S. (73.5%), Canada (7.5%)

Trade activity with Canada:

Exports to Philippines: $4.3B

Major exports to Philippines: vehicles ($764M), machinery and nuclear components ($636M), base metals ($543M), chemicals ($274M), plastics ($180M)

Imports from Philippines: $22.1B

Major imports: machinery and nuclear components ($9.4B), vehicles ($6.1B), minerals ($990M)

Trade Commissioner
Mr. Fernando Banos
The Consulate of Canada, Guadalajara / Consulat du Canada à Guadalajara
Avenida Mariano Otero # 1249, World Trade Centre, Torre Pacifico, Piso 8 Col. Rinconada del Bosque, Guadalajara, Jalisco, 44530, Mexico
+52(33)3671-4740 Fax: +52(33)3671-4750
fernando.banos@international.gc.ca

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Sources: Export Development Canada , Statistics Canada and The CIA World Factbook


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