Mexico Update: Third Quarter 2018

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September 10, 2018

Want to learn more about Mexico's economy? Keep abreast of changes in the U.S.-Mexico trade relationship and the economic environment for our nearest neighbor to the south? Browse research and news the AZMEX team recommends this quarter.

Research on the Mexican economy and U.S.-Mexico trade

The Mexico Economic Update from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is available. Check out the latest high-frequency data for the Mexico economy which showed negative second quarter growth. Also see the Dallas Fed's first quarter Mexico output revision.

Check out this recent Congressional Research Service report on U.S.-Mexico Economic Relations.

Visit the Mexico Institute research website at the Wilson Center for in-depth analysis of the U.S.-Mexico Trade Agreement.

Don’t miss the latest IMF World Economic Outlook. It includes forecasts for Mexico!

Looking for recent news and analysis about how the U.S.-Mexico Trade Agreement might affect the auto industry? Check out these articles at the Peterson Institute for International Economics: Sweating the Auto Details of Trump's Trade Deal with Mexico and A Reported NAFTA Auto Deal Would Backfire Against Consumers and Auto Makers Alike

The Second Quarter 2018 issue of the Mexico Consensus Economic Forecast (Volume 21, Number 2) can now be downloaded for free from UTEP’s Digital Commons website. This report provides an overview of first quarter performance and forecasts for the remainder of 2018 and into 2019.

The August issue of the Borderplex Business Barometer (Volume 2, Number 8) can now be downloaded for free from UTEP’s Digital Commons website. The report summarizes recent economic trends in El Paso, Las Cruces, and Ciudad Juárez.

Mexico in the News

A new trade deal with Mexico and its impact on Arizona

Southern Arizona businesses reacting to new trade tariffs

Trade deal with U.S. expected to spur Mexican e-commerce

How the U.S.-Mexico pact could turn tables on China

Mexican economy stalls with declines in oil and industry output

Trends in trade deficits and manufacturing employment

Mexican foreign direct investment up 14 percent in first half of 2018

Sonoran highway construction won’t be done in August after all

Mexico opens second stock exchange

Modernizing Mexican moonshine: the future of bacanora in Sonora and beyond

UA and Mexico launch legal training for diplomats

Mexico's incoming administration willing to offer flexibility on Nafta

Mexico to demand new labor standards for foreign firms: incoming foreign minister