Business & Economics

Tomatoes on the vine

The Vital Role of Imported Tomatoes: How Produce Grown in Mexico Supports Economic Activity in the U.S.

A recent study from UA researchers found that tomatoes from Mexico contributed $4.8 billion in sales to the U.S. economy in 2016. Discover how U.S. food imports from Mexico support economic activity in the U.S. — and how COVID-19 is taking a toll.

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Mexican Manufacturing in the Time of Pandemic

When Covid-19 hit, the Trump administration pressured Mexico to keep factories that supply the United States operating during the coronavirus pandemic, even as outbreaks swept the companies, highlighting the nations' unique relationship.

A line of semi-trucks on the highway driving towards the border from the U.S. to Mexico.

Deciphering the USMCA

As USMCA ratification approaches, and NAFTA is replaced, UArizona researchers provide insight into what this means for US-Mexico relations.

A street full of storefronts and pedestrians in downtown Nogales, Mexico.

How the Mexican Economic Plan Aims to Reduce Migration to the US

While President Trump remains steadfast in his plan to build a wall along the border, his Mexican counterpart is rolling out economic initiatives to help reduce the need for emigration in the first place.

Tucson skyline cityscape and Santa Catalina Mountains at sunset.

Fostering Tech Innovation Through Cross-Border Collaboration

International partnerships help position the Arizona-Sonora region as a tech hub.