Goal 1. Shared Prosperity and Job Creation

Indicator 1: Generate millions of high-quality jobs.

Indicator 1A: Increase employment within the productive sectors linked to international trade in manufactured goods (wholesale trade, transportation and storage, manufacturing, and financial and insurance services) in North America from the current 55 million to 83 million by the year 2040 and 110 million by the year 2050.

Indicator 1B: Increase export-supported jobs in North America from the current 9.5 million to 15 million by the year 2040 and 20 million by the year 2050.

Indicator 2: Increase per capita GDP and improve wealth distribution.

Increase the per capita GDP of Mexico, the United States, and Canada by 25% in 2050, using the population and economic size of 2023 as the baseline, with the goal of reducing inequality through greater prosperity for working families.

Indicator 3: Enhance human development.

By 2050, Mexico, the United States, and Canada should rank among the top ten countries with the highest Human Development Index globally.

Indicator 4: Measure social progress linked to trade openness.

Monitor the annual evolution of population prosperity in relation to local (state and provincial) trade openness in all three countries by 2030, using the Social Progress Index for the three North American countries.

Goal 2. Economic Growth

Indicator 5: Achieve regional growth above the global average.

Achieve sustained regional GDP growth, one percentage point above global growth from 2024 to 2050.

Goal 3. Intraregional and Global Trade

Indicator 6: Quadruple intraregional trade.

Indicator 7: Ensure commercial engagement at the subnational level.

Indicator 8: Increase and sustain the percentage of global GDP.

Indicator 9: Increase intraregional trade in food products.

Indicator 10: Increase intraregional trade in agro-industry products.

Indicator 11: Increase intraregional trade in medical devices.

Indicator 12: Promote regional pharmaceutical self-sufficiency.

Indicator 13: Increase intraregional supply of electronics.

Indicator 14: Become net exporters of food products at the regional level.

Indicator 15: Increase regional exports of electronics.

Indicator 16: Increase regional exports of the aerospace industry.

Indicator 17: Increase regional exports of medical devices.

Indicator 18: Vertical integration in semiconductor production.

Indicator 19: Increase production and export of rare minerals.

Indicator 20: Increase production of electric vehicles.

Indicator 21: Maximize the number of countries recognizing regional pharmaceutical regulatory certifications.

Goal 4. Sectoral, Strategic, and Infrastructure Investments

Indicator 22: Foreign Direct Investment Attraction Hub.

By 2050, Mexico, the United States, and Canada will be among the top five recipients of foreign direct investment worldwide. Currently, the United States is already the top destination for capital inflows, Canada ranks fifth, and Mexico is in the eleventh position.

Indicator 23: Enhance logistical performance.

Place Canada and the United States within the top 10 positions of the World Bank's Logistics Performance Index by 2030 and Mexico within the top 20 positions of the same ranking by 2040. Currently, Canada ranks seventh globally, followed by the United States at 17th place, and Mexico at 66th place.

Indicator 24: Improve logistical infrastructure.

Improve the regional ranking in the infrastructure category within the World Bank's Logistics Performance Index. From 2018 to 2023, North America went from being ranked 10th globally to the 52nd position in infrastructure quality. The three countries should achieve ratings above 4.5 out of 5 in the same category by 2040. Currently, Mexico has a rating of 2.8, Canada has 4.3, and the United States has 3.9.

Indicator 25: Increase clean energy generation.

Increase clean energy generation as a source of energy transition to 40% of the total region by 2030 and 80% by 2040, so that all three North American countries achieve the 100% "Net Zero Emissions" target by 2050.

Indicator 26: High-Technology Exporting Region.

Position all three North American countries among the top ten global exporters of high technology by 2040 and advance to the top five by 2050.

Indicator 27: Reduce regional water stress.

Reduce water stress in North America as a region, decreasing from 20.2% in 2020 to 15% in 2040 and 10% in 2050. By country, Mexico will have to make the most significant effort, as in 2020, the country had a water stress level close to 45%, followed by the United States with 28% and Canada with only 3.7%.

Indicator 28: Program for training experts in water management.

Establish a trilateral and cross-sectoral capacity-building program to enhance the efficient use, conservation, recycling, and investment in comprehensive water management, with the aim of achieving a neutral or positive water footprint for all trade-related economic activities. This program will benefit governments and industries and should involve academia and civil society in training experts in this field.

Indicator 29: Increase the percentage of electronic transactions

Exponentially increase the number and amount of electronic transactions, specifically those conducted by and for micro and small businesses in the three countries of North America.

Goal 5. Labor Mobility and Talent Attraction

Indicator 30: Generate more jobs backed up by regional trade integration.

Develop a metric to monitor jobs directly related to trade openness (jobs directly linked to exports and imports) and conduct periodic reviews.

Indicator 31: Promote intraregional labor mobility.

Facilitate the movement of at least 3 million workers annually in North America, allowing them to move freely within the region to fill existing job vacancies and expand business operations, which will not only ensure knowledge transfer to other areas of the region but also generate additional economic benefits for the communities that receive them.

Indicator 32: Increase student academic exchanges.

Increase the number of student exchanges in North America from 70,000 to 210,000 by the year 2050, so that each country in the region is among the top five destinations for student exchanges.

Indicator 33: Increase the issuance of intraregional student visas.

Increase the use of Optional Practical Training (OPT) for student visas in the United States from the current 30% to 60% by 2040. In the case of Mexico, offer international students from Canada and the United States a three-year work permit upon completion of their educational program in Mexico, similar to Canada's Post Graduation Work Permit (PGWP).

Indicator 34: Flexibilize seasonal, non-agricultural, and TN/TMEC (Trade NAFTA/TMEC) temporary work visa conditions: multiple entries, sector and occupation listings, number of visas.

Indicator 34A: Remove restrictions on various visas (including the H2-A visa for Mexican agricultural workers in the USA) to allow workers from various jobs and occupations to be employed in various industries, with multiple entries and without seasonality.

Indicator 34B: Triple the current maximum number of temporary work visas (including the 30,000 visas for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in Canada and the 33,000 T-MEC/USMCA/CUSMA temporary work visas for the United States) and extend their duration to 5 years by 2040.

Indicator 34C: Develop mechanisms for regional recognition of diplomas and certificates for occupations, trades, and professions by private and governmental agencies.

Indicator 35: Increase talent attraction.

Position all three North American countries within the top ten places on the OECD Talent Attraction Index by the year 2040.