The changes in US trade policy with Mexico could take a toll on the border city of Ciudad Juárez. Manufacturers hope lower wages will keep them competitive with their northern neighbor.
The EU and Mexico have agreed "in principle" to update their 18-year-old trade deal. The move sends a message to the US after President Donald Trump announced a series of protectionist trade measures.
Germany's Angela Merkel and Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto have opened the world's largest industrial technology fair, in Hanover. It comes as both countries enter a challenging trade relationship with the US.
German engineering company Bosch says it is making a large investment in Mexico by building a plant in Celaya. It will be needed to meet rising demand in electronics components for the auto industry.
The Trump administration has ordered government agencies to expedite and expand arms sales abroad, including exports of advanced drones to reinforce allied armies and to compete with China.
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