The WalletHub analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across five key metrics. The data set ranges from “exports to Mexico as a share of state GDP” to “share of jobs supported by trade with Mexico.”
Some highlights include:
- New Mexico is the most dependent state on exports to Mexico, supplying 45% of the state’s total exports to the country, whereas Hawaii is the least dependent, supplying 0.10%.
- Arizona is the most dependent state on imports from Mexico, receiving 39% of total U.S. imports from the country, whereas the District of Columbia is the least dependent, receiving 0.77%.
- Texas supplies the highest exports to Mexico as a share of state GDP, 6%, whereas the District of Columbia and Hawaii supply the lowest amount, almost zero.
- Michigan receives the highest imports from Mexico as a share of state GDP, 9%, whereas the District of Columbia receives the lowest amount at 0.01%.
- The District of Columbia has the highest share of jobs supported by trade with Mexico, 7%, whereas Oklahoma has the lowest at 3%.
This content was originally published on IndustryWeek, a companion site of NED and part of Penton's Manufacturing & Supply Chain group.