International Fact Sheets

Missouri Connections: Mexico

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Imports & Exports

$4.7B

Missouri's Imports from Mexico in 20221
  • Electrical Equipment, Appliances & Components 30%
  • Transportation Equipment 23%
  • Machinery, Except Electrical 14%
  • Fabricated Metal Products 10%
  • Other 23%

$3.3B

Missouri's Exports to Mexico in 20221
  • Agricultural Products 30%
  • Processed Foods 16%
  • Chemicals 9%
  • Transportation. Equipment 9%
  • Other 36%

Direct Flights

From St. Louis (STL) to Cancun (CUN)

From Kansas City (MCI) to Cancun (CUN)

From Kansas City (MCI) to San Jose del Cabo (SJD)

By the Numbers

36,951

Missourians Born in Mexico2

23

Educational Institutions with Spanish Programs

144,488

Missourians Who Speak Spanish 2

Sister Cities & States

  • Kansas City: Guadalajara
  • Kansas City: Morelia
  • Springfield: Tlaquepaque
  • St. Louis: San Luis PotosÍ
Kansas City: Guadalajara / Kansas City: Morelia / Springfield: Tlaquepaque / St. Louis: San Luis PotosÍ /

7 Mexican Companies in Missouri

Cemex
Deacero
Gruma
Grupo Bimbo
Grupo Elektra
Kaluz

16 Missouri Companies in Mexico

Barry Wehmiller
Build-A-Bear Workshop
Bunge
Emerson
Energizer
Enterprise Holdings
Leggett & Platt
RGA
World Wide Technology

Footnotes

1 International trade administration, 2022

2 American Community Survey, 2021, 1-year estimates