Mexico - Country Commercial Guide
Trade Agreements

Describes bilateral and multilateral trade agreements that this country is party to, including with the United States. Includes websites and other resources where U.S. companies can get more information on how to take advantage of these agreements.

Last published date: 2020-06-30
Note: ITA has launched a webpage on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which centralizes information on the Agreement including: USTR’s issue and state fact sheets; the Agreement text; Advisory Committee and Small Business reports; and exporter resources for Mexico and Canada, including the FTA Tariff Tool. Please visit the site for more information on the USMCA. 

For U.S. exporters, Mexico’s trade liberalization efforts mean that the Mexican market is one of the most open and competitive in the world.

Mexico is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the G-20, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Mexico has more free trade agreements (FTAs) than any other country in the world—12 FTAs with 46 countries—including NAFTA and FTAs with the European Union, European Free Trade Area, Japan, Israel, and ten countries in Latin America. Mexico is a party to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, which, once ratified by each country, will link 11 Asia-Pacific economies. Mexico is also a member of the Pacific Alliance, a trade bloc formed by Mexico, Chile, Colombia, and Peru in 2011.

More information on trade agreements can be found at the USTR and ProMexico list in the Web Resources.