USMXECO

The U.S.-Mexico Economic Council (USMXECO) is the premier business advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening the economic and commercial relationship between the U.S. and Mexico. 

The U.S.-Mexico Economic Council (USMXECO) is the premier business advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening the economic and commercial relationship between the U.S. and Mexico.  The USMXECO builds on and houses the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue, allowing the institution to more effectively address core issues in the bilateral relationship and expand the number of stakeholders.

Mexico is the United States’ second largest export market and third largest trading partner.  This deep economic partnership supports nearly 5 million U.S. jobs. 

The USMXECO is committed to building on this solid foundation by working with both governments to set policy priorities and share best practices that strengthen U.S.-Mexico commercial engagement, enhance our collective competitiveness in the global marketplace and grow our economies.

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Recent Activity

Press ReleaseJun 08, 2019 - 12:45pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Suspension of Tariffs on Mexico

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Thomas J. Donohue, CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today regarding the recent announcement of a U.S.-Mexico deal to address migration at the southern border:

Press ReleaseJun 07, 2019 - 2:00pm

Business Community Opposes Tariffs on Mexico

Imposing unilateral tariffs on Mexico harms businesses and consumers while jeopardizing Congressional approval of USMCA

Above the FoldMay 31, 2019 - 9:45am
A truck waits to enter Mexico at the Calexico East Port of Entry in Calexico, CA.

Quick Take: Your Primer on the New Tariffs on Mexico

President Trump announced plans to impose a 5% tariff on all goods from Mexico starting June 10.

Press ReleaseMay 30, 2019 - 10:30pm

U.S. Chamber Warns Against Tariffs on Mexico

Washington, D.C. -- Neil Bradley, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today following the Administration's announcement to impose tariffs on Mexico in response to the influx of migrants at the southern border.

Above the FoldMay 17, 2019 - 3:45pm
President Donald Trump speaks at the National Association of Realtors Legislative Meeting and Trade Expo in Washington, D.C.

President Trump Agrees to Lift Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada and Mexico

This action delivers a welcome burst of momentum for the USMCA in Congress.

Press ReleaseMay 17, 2019 - 2:15pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds Administration for Lifting the Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Bringing a burst of momentum to USMCAWASHINGTON, D.C. — Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today following the administration's announcement to end the steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico.

Above the FoldApr 16, 2019 - 9:00am
Canadian, American and Mexican flags stand on stage ahead of the first round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations in Washington, D.C.

All About That Base(line): How to Interpret the International Trade Commission Report on USMCA

Liberalized trade with Canada and Mexico has been important to the U.S. economy.

Above the FoldApr 15, 2019 - 9:00am
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (center left) shakes the hand of U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue at the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.

Business Can Strengthen the U.S.-Mexico Relationship

Trade with our neighbor to the south exceeds $1.8 billion daily and supports nearly 5 million American jobs.