trade Gov. Brewer Heads to Europe to Stimulate Trade With Arizona By Howard Fischer • Oct 6, 2014 Ross D. Franklin/AP Governor Jan Brewer is headed off to Europe this week in hopes of boosting trade. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports. Trade Between U.S., Mexico Tops $500 Billion By Peter O'Dowd • Jun 5, 2012 Peter O'Dowd / KJZZ Trade between the United States and Mexico reached half a trillion dollars in 2011. Cross-border commerce is growing despite escalating drug violence in Mexico. The final tally came out to $500 billion in goods and services traded between the two countries, according to a paper by the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars and Arizona State University's North American Center for Transborder Studies.