Ireland Mexico Trade (infographic text)

Ireland Mexico Trade: A Prospering Partnership

  • Ireland Mexico trade has grown by four times since 2009.
  • Bilateral trade between Ireland & Mexico was worth over €2.5bn in 2016.
  • There are high hopes for continued growth because of three principal reasons:
    • The EU-Mexico Free Trade Agreement (when enforced, there will be no tariffs on the vast majority of Ireland Mexico Trade)
    • Brexit (Ireland is actively searching opportunities in non-traditional markets because of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union)
    • President Trump (which encourages Mexico to look outside of the United States for trade)
  • In 2018, LatinAmerica.ie held the first-ever Ireland Mexico Trade Conference.

EXPORT DOMINATED: Irish exports account for 82% of bilateral trade.

A DIVERSE RELATIONSHIP: Important exports include Chemicals, while key imports include Machinery & Transport Equipment (2015).

Irish Exports (Goods)

  • Chemicals & Related Products
  • Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles
  • Machinery & Transport Equipment
  • Food & Live Animals
  • Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material
  • Beverages & Tobacco
  • Crude Materials, Inedible, Except Fuels
  • Other

Irish Exports (Services)

  • Operational Leasing
  • Unspecified Services
  • Insurance and pension services
  • Computer, and information services
  • Other business services

Irish Imports (Goods)

  • Machinery & Transport Equipment
  • Food & Live Animals
  • Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles
  • Mineral Fuels, Lubricants & Related Products
  • Chemicals & Related Products
  • Crude Materials, Inedible, Except Fuels
  • Beverages & Tobacco
  • Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material
  • Other

Irish Imports (Services)

  • Other business services
  • Insurance and pension services
  • Computer, and information services
  • Personal, cultural, and recreational services
  • Government goods and services

WANT TO KNOW MORE? Then check out these business guides and policy documents, all about Ireland Mexico Trade.