Reuters/Claudia Daut - A view of the bridge from Ciudad Juarez to El Paso which leads to the United States.
The United States’ 10 Most North American Metro Areas
November 12, 2013,
Immigration, climate change, and national security loom large in North American relations. But trade is what really defines the U.S. relationship with Canada and Mexico, its first- and third-largest national trading partners, respectively. As our new report Metro North America shows, cities and metropolitan areas drive the North American economy, and trade with one another in the advanced products that power the North American export platform. This week, we are in two Mexican hubs of that metropolitan network, Querétaro and Mexico City, with metro and state leaders from across the continent for our second annual Global Cities Initiative forum, focused on boosting North American competitiveness.