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Migration Risks Remain for Mexican Truck Exports

Industrials - Capital Goods 476 Mexico 736 Mode - Truck 60 Tariffs 1650 U.S. 4649

The U.S. State Department is overdue in delivering a report to President Trump as to whether the Mexican government has made sufficient efforts to tackle northbound migration. Should State determine that the Mexican government has not done so there is the risk of the phased imposition of tariffs on Mexican exports. Should action be taken the trucking industry, which accounted for 65.0% of bilateral commerce in the 12 months to Jul. 31 could face significant disruptions. So far truck-borne freight has not suffered a downturn. Indeed, Mexican exports to states north of Texas – where altern...

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