Arkansas & Mexico
Reports, Facts and Statistics about Arkansas’s No. 2 Trading Partner
In exports to Mexico in 2019.
In Arkansas supported by trade with Mexico.
In exports to Mexico since 1994.
PRESENTATION | Arkansas: A True Ally of Mexico
This presentation was delivered by ProMexico Trade and Investment Commissioner Fernando Marti on October 23, 2018 at the World Trade Center Arkansas’s diplomatic briefing on the status of North America trade relations. ProMexico is the trade and investment commission of the Mexican government and is responsible for growing imports (from countries like the United States), exports and foreign direct investment. This presentation details the trading relationship between the state of Arkansas and Mexico and explains the current status of NAFTA modernization.
REPORT | Arkansas International Trade Data Summary 2019
Since NAFTA, Arkansas’ exports to Mexico have increased by 732.2%, while those to the rest of the world rose by 312.9%. In other words, Arkansas’ export growth rate to Mexico has been 2.3 times higher than its export growth rate to the rest of the world.
ARKANSAS MEXICO TRADE - Mexico Secretary of External Relations
This two page infographic fact sheet from Mexico’s Secretary of External Relations comes from the Embassy of Mexico in the United States. This fact sheet visually breaks down the $1.7 billion in trade between Arkansas and Mexico in 2018 and shows export growth since 1999 by type of goods. In addition, it highlights how many jobs are supported in Arkansas by this trade, which Mexican companies invest in Arkansas offers supporting facts about U.S. – Mexico trade and the modernization of NAFTA through the USMCA.
OFFICIAL DECREE | List of U.S. Goods Under Mexico-Imposed Tariffs
This is the decree imposing tariffs of imports of U.S. goods to Mexico, modifying the Tariff of the General Import and Export Tax Law, the Decree establishing the Applicable Rate during 2003, of the General Import Tax, for merchandise originating in North America and the Decree establishing various Sectoral Promotion Programs.
REPORT | Jobs Depend on Mexico Trade
This infographic comes from the Office of the Consul General of Mexico in Austin. It provides a state-by-state representation of the trade relationships with Mexico. Zoom in in the photo viewer to see the information up close. 51,000 Arkansas jobs depend on trade with Mexico according to this report.