At a Glance


The Mexican market is significant in terms of its geographic size, population, and potential for growth. Its 31 states and Distrito Federal (Federal District) sprawl across 761,600 square miles (1,972,550 square kilometers) and are home to 112,468,855 people (July 2010 estimate), including a workforce of 44.5 million.

Financial Facts

  • Mexico's 2010 GDP (known in Spanish as PIB, or Producto Interno Bruto) is estimated at UD$ 1 trillion,
  • An estimated growth rate of 4.5% over 2009
  • Services generate 64% GDP, followed by industry (31%) and agriculture (4%)

Mexico maintains free trade treaties with nearly 50 countries and is an active member of the World Trade Organization, the G-20, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.