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.



Recent Activity

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.

Press ReleaseApr 12, 2019 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber Co-Hosts 11th U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue

CEOs and Senior Government Officials Gather to Discuss the Importance of USMCA and Other Opportunities to Strengthen Economic and Commercial Ties

Above the FoldApr 04, 2019 - 11:30am
Vehicles stand in line to enter the United States at the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico.

How Closing the Southern Border Would Slam the U.S. Economy

U.S. goods and services trade with Mexico reached $678 billion last year or $1.85 billion per day.

Press ReleaseJan 28, 2019 - 9:00am

Kansas City Southern President and CEO Ottensmeyer to Serve as U.S. Chairman of U.S.-Mexico Economic Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced today that Patrick Ottensmeyer, President and CEO of Kansas City Southern, has been tapped as U.S. Chairman of its U.S.-Mexico Economic Council.

ReportJun 22, 2018 - 1:15pm

Why Noncommunicable Diseases: Need for Shift in Policy Agenda

Out of the total 605,000 deaths in Mexico in 2014, NCDs are accountable for 77% (465,850) and accidents and injuries contribute another 12%.