Trade News / Mexico regulatory updates

Posted: Dec 28, 2012

The Fourth Additional Protocol of the Economic Complementary Agreement (ECA) number 55 has been published in the Mexican Official Gazette. What are the changes? In late June this year, Argentina suspended the tariff preferences granted to Mexico as part of the ECA 55, signed between both countries, under the statement of a growing deficit against… Read more »

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Posted: Oct 20, 2014

On October 20, 2014, subsequent to the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) compliance panel report, Minister of International Trade Ed Fast and Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Gerry Ritz, issued a statement regarding the U.S. Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) policy. The Ministers contend that the WTO’s report re-affirms Canada’s long-standing view that the United States… Read more »

Posted: Dec 28, 2012

The Fourth Additional Protocol of the Economic Complementary Agreement (ECA) number 55 has been published in the Mexican Official Gazette. What are the changes? In late June this year, Argentina suspended the tariff preferences granted to Mexico as part of the ECA 55, signed between both countries, under the statement of a growing deficit against… Read more »

Posted: Dec 3, 2012

The Mexican Secretariat of Economy has published a modified version of their Interior Regulation. What are the changes? Besides adding the attribution to establish, manage and control the Single Window (VUCEM), the Ministry of Economy also created three (3) new management offices to design strategies on international trade negotiation, management follow-up, and monitoring compliance with… Read more »

Posted: Nov 19, 2012

The Mexican Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit has published the First Resolution of Amendments to the General Rules of Foreign Trade for 2012. What are the changes? The major changes are: the implementation of the “e-despacho” (electronic customs clearance document) procedure for the railway transport companies; the activation of the second random system* and… Read more »

Posted: Sep 27, 2012

The Mexican Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit has published the General Rules of Foreign Trade for 2012. Among the most important changes, the Rules were adapted to the Single Window Program, the New Scheme of Certified Companies and the restructuring of the Tax Administration Service. What do these changes mean? These changes comply with… Read more »

Posted: Sep 27, 2012

The Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs has enacted the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Mexico and Central America. This FTA represents the fusion of the various bilateral and multilateral FTA’s that Mexico already had in place with other countries of the region. According to the Secretariat of Economy, Mexican exports to Central America increased 143%… Read more »

Posted: Aug 23, 2012

The Mexican Secretariat of Economy has published the final resolution regarding the antidumping investigation on RG coaxial cable imports originating in China. In Mexico these products are classified under Harmonized Tariff items: 8544.20.01, 8544.20.02 y 8544.20.99. The definite antidumping duties imposed on imports from Chuangmei and Risingsun are 88.0%. For the rest of the Chinese… Read more »

Posted: Aug 13, 2012

The Mexican Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit has published the Twelfth Resolution of Amendments to the General Rules of Foreign Trade for 2011. The publication extends the validity of the regulations until August 31, 2012. What do these changes mean? Due to the enforcement of the VUCEM program in June, the modifications to the… Read more »

Posted: Jul 25, 2012

The Mexican Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit has published the amended Tax Administration Service Procedure in the Daily Official Gazette. The Administrative Tax Administration Service Units were restructured and the General Foreign Trade Audit Administration was created. Functions, duties and faculties of the different organs of the institution were rearranged. What do these changes… Read more »

Posted: Jul 9, 2012

On June 29, the Mexican Ministry of Economy published in the Daily Official Gazette the Agreement of Correlation Tables between Tariff 2007 and Tariff 2012. The document shows the relation of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) codes from both Tariffs, with current standards having taken effect on July 1, 2012. What do these changes mean?… Read more »