Search Results

Showing results 1 to 6 of approximately 6.

(refine search)
Keywords:border region 

Emerging-market countries insulate themselves from Fed rate hikes

Earlier episodes of sizable Fed tightening preceded destabilizing currency devaluations in emerging markets, precipitating sovereign debt and banking crises in many of those economies
Dallas Fed Economics

Journal Article
Mexico awaits ‘nearshoring’ shift as China boosts its direct investment

When it comes to trading goods with the United States, Mexico would appear a logical sourcing alternative to China. Before the pandemic, increasing friction between the U.S. and China—the top supplier of goods imports to the U.S. in 2019—contributed to an anticipated “nearshoring” shift among companies dependent on Asia.
Southwest Economy

Journal Article
Mexican IT services firm pitches ‘nearshoring’ as alternative to overseas ties

Softek chief executive Beni Lopez discusses the competitive challenges the firm faces in the North American market, where many of the world’s leading tech services firms are based, and the genesis of the company’s nearshoring strategy.
Southwest Economy

Mexico seeks to solidify rank as top U.S. trade partner, push further past China

Mexico's emergence followed fractious U.S. relations with China, which had moved past Canada to claim the top trading spot in 2014. The dynamic changed in 2018 when the U.S. imposed tariffs on China’s goods and with subsequent pandemic-era supply-chain disruptions that altered international trade and investment flows worldwide.
Dallas Fed Economics

Mexican peso strength noteworthy among emerging markets during Fed tightening

Many emerging-market currencies have depreciated modestly during the Federal Reserve’s tightening cycle that began in March 2022. The Mexican peso, however, outperformed the group during the period.
Dallas Fed Economics

Journal Article
Strong U.S. labor market drives record remittances to Mexico

Remittances from the U.S. to Mexico reached a record $55.9 billion in 2022. Strong employment in the U.S. construction sector—a leading employer of Mexican migrants—best explains the recent growth of remittances to Mexico.
Southwest Economy



FILTER BY Content Type


Cañas, Jesus 3 items

Torres, Luis 3 items

Sagnanert, Pon 2 items

Davis, J. Scott 1 items

Jayashankar, Aparna 1 items

Pranger, Ana 1 items

show more (1)

FILTER BY Keywords

Mexico 6 items

border region 6 items

international economics 5 items

trade 3 items

labor 2 items

COVID-19 1 items

show more (9)