Fact Sheet: Mexico - Canada's Priority Market

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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Mexico City
  • Population (millions): 115.9
  • Total area: 1,943,950 km2
  • Currency: Peso
  • Language (s): Spanish

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP ($ billions): 1,178.5
  • GDP per capita ($): 10,259
  • GDP growth (%): 3.9
  • Inflation (%): 4.1
  • Unemployment (%): 4.8

Key Opportunities

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Automotive
  • Information and communications technology
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment Promotion and Initiatives

  • Canada-Mexico Partnership

 

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 20122007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Mexico$5,388.2$4,958.1
Canada’s merchandise imports from Mexico$25,521.7$17,179.4
Canadian investment in Mexico$5,569$5,100
Mexican investment in CanadaCommercially sensitive information$294