The current political discourse sometimes overlooks the great significance and complexity of the commercial exchange between Mexico and the United States. It also forgets that our country is likely to become one of the six largest economies in the world. This article measures the economic integration of North America and lays out its main challenges.
The international environment demands it. The development of production processes and the transportation industry, facilitate it. Market diversification is a must and a viable alternative. This article reviews the history of Mexican foreign trade, evaluates its current state, and suggests ways in which Mexico can venture into new markets.