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Mexico

Official Title:
United Mexican States


General Information

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
5-year trade
Canada - Mexico
Year Exports Imports
2009 $4,803,423,292 $16,535,820,604
2010 $5,008,226,867 $22,111,307,640
2011 $5,486,195,485 $24,571,809,210
2012 $5,386,182,131 $25,522,984,388
2013 $5,384,364,554 $26,727,424,087
Product trade (2013)
21 HS Chapters
Canada - Mexico
Chapter Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $248,800,573 $11,220,810
02 Veg. Prod. $1,165,948,732 $1,221,971,288
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $45,396,447 $13,042,338
04 Food Prod. $143,325,250 $309,028,710
05 Mineral Prod. $98,494,174 $1,868,659,651
06 Chemical Prod. $249,107,308 $479,976,439
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $361,474,223 $381,134,478
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $2,136,253 $31,995,288
09 Wood Prod. $14,629,068 $21,962,354
10 Paper Prod. $135,029,845 $140,042,511
11 Textiles Prod. $40,650,952 $438,557,414
12 Dress Access. $592,065 $26,078,125
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $6,284,933 $153,202,875
14 Precious Metals/stones $41,391,944 $563,354,235
15 Base Metal Prod. $711,429,005 $736,239,436
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $975,710,474 $10,003,478,269
17 Vehicles and Equip. $961,031,979 $7,793,666,433
18 Specialized Inst. $62,395,710 $908,237,457
19 Arms & Ammunition $33,164 $90,536
20 Misc. Articles $53,396,751 $1,315,279,757
21 Antiques $65,480 $1,372,589

Capital: Mexico
Population (million): 118.397
Total Area: 1,972,550km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 12.38 Peso (MXN)(2013)
National Holiday: September 16 (1810 Independence Day)
Language(s): Spanish


Political Information

Type of State:
Constitutional republican federation

Type of Government:
Federal Republic, bicameral congress, 128-member Senate (64 first-past-the-post, 32 proportional representation and 32 first minority in each state) and 500-member Chamber of Deputies (300 first-past- the-post and 200 proportional representation), with 31 states and federal district of Mexico City.

Head of State:
President Enrique Peña Nieto (PRI)

Head of Government:
President Enrique Peña Nieto (PRI)

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs: José Antonio Meade Kuribreña
Interior: Miguel Angel Osorio Chong
Economy: Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal

Main Political Parties:
Chamber of Deputies Seats / Senate Seats PRI � Partido Revolucionario Institucional: 214/54 PAN: Partido Acción Nacional: 114/ 38 PRD: Partido de la Revolución Democrática: 101/22 MC: Movimiento Ciudadano: 20/0 PT: Partido del Trabajo: 14/6 PANAL: Partido Nueva Alianza: 10/1

Elections:
Presidential and Senate; every six years (2018); Chamber of Deputies : every three years (2015).


Economic Information (2013)

Comparative figures
Type Mexico Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 1295.56 1878.77
GDP per capita: ($) 10942.5 53518.54
GDP growth rate: (%) 1.06 2.01
Inflation: (%) 3.8 0.96
Unemployment: (%) 4.92 7.08

Trade and Investment (2013)

Canadian exports to country: $5,384,364,554
Canadian imports from country: $26,727,424,087
FDI in Canada: $22 million
CDI in Mexico: $12289 million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Francisco Suárez Dávila

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Sara Hradecky


September 2014
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Date Modified:
2010-02-21