In the very near future Mexico will be the seventh economy of the world.
What Mexico did was in the late 1980s and early 1990s produce an economic shift towards an open economy which has in NAFTA agreement is apex. Since then and thanking also to an average of 25 years of his population Mexico has created a manufacturing sector which represent his economic added value. In the first, on the border shared with America, developed the maquilas characterized by low-wage labor, but nowadays is a concrete reality a new standard od manufactures that produce a more valuable products attracting with the correct policy many foreign investors. This shift is clearly evident in the State of Bajio on the center of Mexico far away from the troubled northern border still affected by the turf war for drugs. What is going to happen is a probable truce between the central State in the south and the cartels on the north leaving them to operate in an area geographically far away from the core of Mexican legal economy. It imply that this pax mafiosa will call for a more specific involvement of the U.S.A. in the foreign policy towards Mexico. Soon or later, but clearly sooner than desirable by the American side, one third of American will be Hispanic shaping a new way of life in the north America. Considering all that is still possible put attention on the middle east underestimating what is happening on the backyard?