BORDER Economy

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Track important economic indicators for U.S. and Mexican border states.

What is the importance of Economic Performance on the Border?

This section provides indicators tracking economic performance related to border trade. The first group of indicators monitors trends in Mexican manufacturing employment related to shared production along the border. Here you can find monthly data for Mexico, as well as Mexican border states. The second group focuses on U.S. manufacturing employment in key sectors related to trade with Mexico. These sectors include Aerospace Products and Parts, Computer and Electronic Products, and Pharmaceuticals and Medicine. The third group tracks foreign direct investment flowing into Mexican border states since 1999.