The Texas-Mexico Trade Corridor

The Texas-Mexico Trade Corridor
Authors/editors: Lawrence, F. Barry
Type: journal
Publisher: Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin
Series: Texas Business Review
Date: 2009-12
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The U.S.-Mexico relationship has been rocky for some time, and there is little doubt that the current recession has made matters worse. The relationship between the two countries has been strained by competition for jobs, infrastructure issues, security concerns, and a general misunderstanding of the value of the relationship. The potential losses are significant for both countries if the current tension continues, but border states, especially Texas, stand to lose the most.