FOX Facts: Mexico's Drug Trade

The following is information on Mexico's drug trade.

United States' demand for illegal drugs is 60 percent of the world's total.

Mexico is a major supplier of heroin and the largest foreign supplier of marijuana and methamphetamine to the U.S. market.

Mexico received roughly $31.2 million for antidrug efforts from the United States in 2005.

The Mexican government conducts the largest independent illicit-crop eradication program in the world.

Mexico is the transit point for 70 percent to 90 percent of the cocaine entering the United States.

Marijuana in Mexico reached a decade-high cultivation peak in 2003.

Mexico is a producer and distributor of ecstasy.

Mexico is a significant money-laundering center.

Sources: U.S. State Department, Council on Foreign Relations