Source: SRE

The importance of APEC for Mexico is that, in addition to being one of the key platforms that favors Mexico's rapprochement with and positioning in Asia-Pacific:

87.6% of Mexico's foreign trade is conducted with APEC members.

6 of Mexico’s top 10 trading partners are APEC members: United States, China, Canada, Japan, Korea and Chinese Taipei.

3 of Mexico’s leading investors are APEC members: United States, Canada and Japan.

This year, the Philippines chairs APEC with the theme, “Building inclusive economies by building a better world.”