Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Marc Victor on Why is Arizona lagging in business export growth to Mexico?
The Star invited Arizona’s three U.S. Senate candidates to answer that question, based on the following background:
Mexico is Arizona’s top export partner, accounting for more than a third of our state’s foreign trade. Yet the total value of our exports to Mexico has grown by 1 percent over the past four years while Texas has increased its total by 40 percent. What does Arizona need to do better and how will you expedite trade across our state’s border?