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Trade in Mexico

Mexico was the world’s 13th largest exporter of goods and 35th largest exporter of commercial services in 2022. Export values were $577.74 billion and $36.03 billion USD respectively. Mexico’s top export category was Manufactures, followed by Machinery and transport equipment, and Transport equipment. In 2022, Mexico’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to United States, Canada and China, with trade representing 88.11 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Mexico is the world’s 13th largest importer of goods and 29th largest importer of commercial services. Import values were $626.32 billion and $46.80 billion USD respectively in 2022. Mexico’s top import category was Manufactures, followed by Machinery and transport equipment and Office and telecom equipment. Leading import partners were United States, China and Korea, Republic of. Mexico is part of 23 different Regional Trade Agreements, including Argentina – Mexico and Brazil – Mexico.
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name





Mexico City

WTO Membership Date

1 January 1995

Legal System

civil law system with US constitutional law influence; judicial review of legislative acts


Spanish (de facto)

Number of Time Zone(s)


Additional Information

Financial Information

This section includes financial information such as the currency, exchange rate lookup and local banks issuing trade finance.


Mexican peso

Exchange Rate

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GTFP Confirming Banks

Through the IFC's Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP) bank network, local financial institutions can establish working partnerships with a vast number of major international banks in the Program that can broaden access to finance and reduce cash collateral requirements. This extends and complements the capacity of banks to deliver trade finance by providing risk mitigation on a per-transaction basis in challenging markets where trade lines may be limited.
  • Banamex (banco Nacional de Mexico) - Mexico City - Mexico - SWIFT: BNMXMXMXMM

  • Banamex Guadalajara - Guadalajara - Mexico - SWIFT: BNMXMXMMGUA

  • Banamex Monterrey - Monterrey - Mexico - SWIFT: BNMXMXMMMTY

  • Banco Inbursa SA - Mexico City, Mexico - SWIFT: INBUMXMMXXX

  • Banco Mercantil del Norte SA - Monterrey, Mexico - SWIFT: MENOMXMT

  • Banco Monex SA - Mexico City, Mexico - SWIFT: MONXMXMM

  • Banco Santander Mexico SA - Mexico City, Mexico - SWIFT: BMSXMXMM

  • Bank of America Mexico SA - Mexico City, Mexico - SWIFT: BOFAMXMX

  • BBVA Bancomer SA - Mexico City, Mexico - SWIFT: BCMRMXMMXXX

Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Business Support Organizations

Government MSME Agency

  • Comisin Mixta para la Promocin de las Exportaciones COMPEX (Joint Export Promotion Commission)

Copyright Offices

  • National Institute of Copyright (INDAUTOR)

Industrial Property Offices

  • Mexican Institute of Industrial Property

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Dirección General de Normas
    Dirección de Promoción - Centro de Información
    Phone: +(52 55) 5729 9300 (Ext. 4156/4135)

    Pachuca 189, Colonia Condesa, Cuauhtémoc, 06140 Ciudad de México,

    [email protected], [email protected],

TBT Enquiry Points

Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Secretaría de Economía
    Subsecretaría de Industria, Comercio y Competitividad
    Dirección General de Normas
    Contact person: Lic. César Osvaldo Orozco Arce
    Phone: +(52 55) 5729 91 00; ext. 13247; ext. 13264

    Pachuca 189, Colonia Condesa,
    Demarcación territorial Cuauhtémoc,
    Ciudad de México, 06140

    [email protected]

Additional Information

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Last Reviewed: June, 2024

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