According to Commerce Department data, the U.S. imports from Mexico in 2015 were:
* $74 billion in vehicles,
* $63 billion in electrical machinery,
* $49 billion in other machinery,
* $14 billion in fuel and
* $12 billion in medical instruments.
Mexico is also one of the largest exporters of agricultural products to the U.S., sending $21 billion worth of fruits, vegetables, beer, snack food and more across the border in 2015. Like your strawberries in February? Get ready to pay more for them.
And there is every reason to expect that Mexico would hit back if Trump imposed an across-the-board tax on Mexican imports. U.S. exports to Mexico support an estimated 1.1 million jobs in this country, and American exporters would likely find their goods were suddenly less affordable for their Mexican customers.