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Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlight: MEXICO

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

October 30, 2012  by Staff

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

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

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