Industry Canada's Trade Policies in Mexico Background to the Issue On an economic level, Canada depends significantly on both the good will and the interest of Mexico, both as consumers of our goods and as suppliers of labour and resources to our own businesses. At the same time, in recent years challenges have emerged in the business environment in Mexico especially along the US border. As noted by Bowden, in Ciudad Juárez, across the US border from Texas, there has been a rapid rise in the murder rate among those who work for international firms including those based in Canada. This city is known for what are called Export Processing Zones (EPZs), which are enclaves of factories which are given tax incentives by the Mexican government to...The end:
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