Editorial, The Economist | December 3, 2012
Despite the worldwide discussion on economic growth in the BRICs, the US might be well-advised to look more south. ++ In the coming years, the US will acknowledge an increasing Mexican influence in imports with "Made in Mexico" having replaced "Made in China". ++ Mexico in US perception still has a bad image due to high violence and drug trafficking, yet the country welcomes foreign investment and features a stable GDP development. ++ Instead of indifference, engagement would be the better diplomatic tool in US policy towards Mexico.