J. G. Vargas-Hernandeza, A. G. M. Gutierrez. Integration of Mexico-Japan in the Economic Association Agreement: Its Effects on the Mexican Trade Balance, 2005-2017 period

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DOI: 10.15507/2413-1407.103.026.201802.202-229

Jose G. Vargas-Hernandez, professor, University Center for Economic and Managerial Sciences, University of Guadalajara (799 Edif. G.201-7, Periferico Norte, Jalisco, Mexico), Ph.D. (Phylosophy), jvargas2006@gmail.com

Anel G. M. Gutierrez, licenciar Relaciones Comerciales Internacionales Autonomous University of Sinaloa (Blvrd. Rosales y Justicia Social 680, Ciudad Universitaria, 81210 Los Mochis, Mexico), anelitamg_15@hotmail.com

Introduction. This research seeks to analyze the effects of the Mexican trade balance on the basis of the Mexico-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement period 2005-2017. The research question is: what are the effects of the Mexican trade balance during the period 2005-2017 in terms of Economic Association Agreement Mexico-Japan? Materials and Methods. The research method used is empirical-analytical and documentary. The current investigation consists of the antecedents of the problem which are first given to delimit it, then a justification is made, the variables and hypotheses are raised, to later establish the objectives of the investigation. Results. A conceptual and empirical theoretical revision of the literature is made; the context is established with the unit of analysis and the method is developed. it is obtained, that the Economic Association Agreement Mexico-Japan has strengthened the economic relationship between both countries. However, Mexican exports need support and development programs.  Discussion and Conclusion. Mexico is very important to be a self-sufficient country in the production of goods and services to establish stable economic indicators that do not affect the country's trade balance. The practical importance of the study assumes the use of the results obtained in future projects of economists of researchers of the world economy.

Keywords: Economic Association Agreement Mexico-Japan, Mexican trade balance, foreign direct investment


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Submitted 09.02.2018; accepted for publication 15.03.2018; published online 29.06.2018.

Contribution of the authors:
Jose G. Vargas-Hernandez - scientific management; formal analysis; study conception; methodology development; critical analysis and word processing.
Anel G. M. Gutierrez - collection of data and proofs; visualization of data in the text; preparation of the initial version of the text.

For citation: Vargas-Hernandez J.G., Gutierrez A.G.M. Integration of Mexico-Japan in the Economic Association Agreement: Its Effects on the Mexican Trade Balance, 2005-2017 period. Regionologiya = Regionology. 2018; 27(2):202-229. DOI: 10.15507/2413-1407.103.026.201802.202-229

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