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Infrastructure and Connectivity

A country well connected

Mexico has excellent communication infrastructure. Its road network and railroad system communicates the interior part of the country, the north and south borders, making connections between the United States, Guatemala and Belize, and the west and east coasts, joining the sea ports on the Pacific Ocean with those on the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, at the Atlantic Ocean.

Furthermore, there or many internal distribution terminals or "dry ports" communicated with the main sea ports, helping to reduce costs and expediting the transportation of goods.

There are 52 access points along the border between Mexico and the United States, where an annual traffic of 4.3 million of trucks and more than 70 million of passenger vehicles registered.

Mexico has:

  • 74 open airports (11 for domestic traffic and 63 for international transportation).

  • 114 sea ports (53 cabotage ports and 61 grand cargo and cabotage ports).

  • 27 thousand kilometers of railroads.

  • 133 thousand kilometers of paved roads (120 thousand kilometers of two lane roads and 13 thousand kilometers of highways of four lanes or more).

Also, our country has State-of-the-Art telecommunications infrastructure and urban nodes connected at high speed broad band as well as 24-hour electric energy supply without interruptions.