Imports from Mexico

Total Imports

What is the importance of Arizona's imports from Mexico?

Mexico is Arizona’s number one trade partner, accounting for about 37% of all Arizona’s imports from foreign markets. The dynamics of Arizona’s imports from Mexico provide a composite measure of both Arizona’s integration into the U.S.-Mexico production- sharing system, and the utilization of proximity to Mexico with respect to the IMMEX sector (maquiladora). 

What is measured?

Arizona imports from Mexico include manufacturing products and agricultural goods that originate in Mexico. This indicator includes all of Arizona imports from Mexico regardless of mode of transportation and port of import. A majority of Arizona’s imports from Mexico are moved through Arizona’s border ports of entry, while a smaller share is imported through Texas border ports of entry. Phoenix and Tucson also serve as importing points, and are included in Arizona’s total imports from Mexico.

$ Value and Percent Change of Arizona's Imports from Mexico

 

Import from Mexico (Annual) by Southern Border States

How Arizona compares?

To gauge Arizona’s relative position in the entire U.S.-Mexico border region, import dynamics are compared with other U.S. border states in terms of relative measures such as percentage shares. Data are provided on monthly and annual bases with indices of percentage change between observed periods.

Imports from Mexico - Arizona % of So. Border States

 

U.S. Border States Imports from Mexico (2008=100)

 

Manufacturing Imports

What is the importance of Arizona's manufacturing imports from Mexico?

Mexico is Arizona’s number one origin of manufacturing imports. The majority of manufacturing imports are related to the maquiladora sector, and associated export industries in Mexico, combined within the IMMEX program (Industría Manufacturera, Maquiladora y de Servicios de Exportación). The dynamics of Arizona’s manufacturing imports from Mexico provide a composite measure of Arizona’s manufacturing strength, and integration with Mexico’s production-sharing system It is also an indicator of how well Arizona utilizes its geographic location as a border state and as a key U.S. gateway to and from Mexico.

What is measured?

Arizona’s manufacturing imports from Mexico include manufactured products that originate in Mexico, and are shipped to Arizona. This indicator includes all of Arizona’s manufacturing imports from Mexico regardless of mode of transportation and port of import. A majority of Arizona’s manufacturing imports Mexico are moved through Arizona’s border ports of entry, while a smaller portion is imported through Texas border ports of entry. Phoenix and Tucson also serve as importing points, and are included in Arizona’s total imports of manufacturing products from Mexico.

$ Value and Percent Change of Arizona's Imports from Mexico - Manufacturing Products

 

Imports from Mexico - Manufacturing Products (Annual) by Southern Border States

How competitive is Arizona?

To gauge Arizona’s relative position in the U.S.-Mexico border region, key dynamics of manufacturing imports are compared with other U.S. border states in terms of relative measures such as percentage shares. Data are provided on monthly and annual bases with indices of percentage change between observed periods.

Imports from Mexico - Manufacturing Products - Arizona % So. Border States

 

Imports from Mexico - Manufacturing Products (2008=100)

 

Monthly data

Monthly tables

Tables on this page summarize monthly data for imports from Mexico by Southern Border States. Data are updated following release by the U.S. Census Bureau, via USA Trade Online. Click on any title in the table to graph that series, and export. Or, click "download" at the base of the table to download the dataset, or customize based on a specified range.

Total Imports

Compare: Imports from Mexico with Southern Border States | Imports from Mexico with U.S. Totals


Manufacturing Imports

Compare: Imports from Mexico with Southern Border States | Imports from Mexico with U.S. Totals

 

Annual data

Annual tables

Tables on this page summarize annual data for imports from Mexico by Southern Border States. Data are updated following release by the U.S. Census Bureau, via USA Trade Online. Click on any title in the table to graph that series, and export. Or, click "download" at the base of the table to download the dataset, or customize based on a specified range.

Total Imports

Compare: Imports from Mexico with Southern Border States | Imports from Mexico with U.S. Totals


Manufacturing Imports

Compare: Imports from Mexico with Southern Border States | Imports from Mexico with U.S. Totals

 

Source

U.S. Census Bureau via USA Trade Online

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