Despite Trump’s tariff and border threats, Mexico is now the largest U.S. trading partner
President Trump has threatened to rip up NAFTA. To shut the border with Mexico. To impose tariffs on the thriving car industry in Mexico. “They’re killing us on jobs and trade,” he said as a candidate. And yet, two years into his presidency, a strange thing has happened. Mexico has become the No. 1 U.S. trading partner.