In July alone, Mexico exported just over $ 31.9 billion to the US and its imports were for more than $ 23.66 billion to mark a surplus of about $ 8.25 billion.

Canada was the main trading partner of the United States in July, Mexico ranked second.

The US reduces its trade deficit

The United States’ trade deficit with the world narrowed more than expected in July, with a drop in imports that revealed a slowdown in domestic demand linked to fears of infections from the delta variant of the coronavirus, the Commerce Department said. .

The deficit reached $ 70.1 billion, a 4.3% contraction from June.

Imports were down .2%, to $ 282.9 billion, and exports were up 1.3%, reaching $ 212.8 billion.

Analysts were forecasting a deficit of $ 74 billion.

With information from AFP