A large Mexican flag stands in the foreground of the view of Mexico City, Mexico on September 21, 2001.
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Jeffrey J. Schott (PIIE)

Rising costs and mounting trade and investment restrictions are prompting firms to diversify their supply chains from China. For those hoping to reduce the distance between producers and US consumers, Mexico seems like a natural choice, but the country has not seen substantial growth in manufacturing investment over the past few years.

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