Palmeri, Christopher and Jose Aguayo. 1997. “Good-bye Guangdong, Hello Jalisco.” Forbes 159(3): 76-78.
VS movement from Asian production sites to Mexico in 1997, due to shipping and distribution costs to the United States, however most of the raw materials still come from Asia. Through NAFTA, no duties will be pressed on Mexican goods coming to US. Attributing change due to US minimum wage, following cheap labor costs.