Policy Brief: Geopolitical Implications of the US-China Trade War in Mexico
The Policy Brief is produced in partnership with the International Institute of Geopolitics and Strategic Intelligence (IIGSI/USA), the Centre for Geopolitics and Foreign Affairs Studies (CENEGRI) and the Laboratory of Geopolitics, International Relations and Antisystemics Movements (LabGRIMA/Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil)
What are the geopolitical implications in Mexico regarding the trade war between the United States and China? Nowadays, we often hear widespread mainstream media coverage about the trade war between these two great world powers. Indeed, Mexico is emerging as a viable supply chain option for China because it offers reduced customs barriers for those who intend to export to the American market, its strategic geographic position with the United States, and its relatively cheap and young labor market. Let’s first look at the benefits Mexico offers for those who intend to export to the American market. (…)
The authors are Diego Souza, Master in Public Policy at the Beijing Normal University, China (2016) and Izan Araujo, Master in Geography (Human Geography) at the University of São Paulo, Brazil (2017).