Mexico

Mexico is the United States’ third-largest agricultural export market. U.S. sales of food and farm products to Mexico totaled a record $19.5 billion in fiscal year 2014, accounting for nearly 13 percent of all U.S. agricultural exports. Top products included corn, soybeans, dairy, pork, poultry and beef.

Under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Mexico and the United States have eliminated all tariffs and quantitative restrictions on agricultural goods and have strengthened scientific ties to eradicate diseases and pests, conduct research and enhance conservation.   

Data & Analysis

January 21, 2015
U.S. exports of corn-based products have experienced rapid growth in the past decade, reaching a value of $7.6 billion in fiscal year 2014, up 16 percent from the previous year.
January 20, 2015
Favorable weather conditions throughout Mexico’s crop producing regions have resulted in higher production expectations in marketing year (MY) 2014/15 for corn and rice.
January 20, 2015
Exports of agricultural and related products to Mexico reached USD $18.90 billion in 2013, a reduction in 4.2% compared to 2012.