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GENERAL MOTORS: GM projected $1 billion extra costs this year for tariffs and raw materials. Steel and aluminum prices have eased, but prices for other commodities such as palladium have risen, it said. REUTERS / Rebecca Cook

China’s Manufacturing Loss Should Be Mexico’s Gain

But President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is wasting the opportunity. Read More

September 17, 2019

Americas
China’s Manufacturing Loss Should Be Mexico’s Gain

But President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is wasting the opportunity.

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July 10, 2019

Americas
Mexico Can’t Solve Its Three Biggest Crises Alone

Dealing with Central American migrants, rising crime and faltering energy supplies will require more U.S. help.

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June 3, 2019

Mexico
Mexico’s Response to Tariffs Won’t Make Trump Happy

Mexico can’t end the migrant flow by itself. But it can—and likely will—raise tariffs that target swing states.

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