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 Trump administration has argued that the US budget deficit is due to trade agreements such as the NAFTA. Behind this argument, however, there are more politics than mathematics. Imminent tax reform in the United States does nothing but confirm this fact.