Category: Agreements

Juarez is getting ready for the USMCA

CIUDAD JUAREZ – Customs agencies in Ciudad Juarez have begun adapting to the changes in foreign trade that will take effect next July with the implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Among the main swaps in the new...

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USMCA could be a source of economic recovery for Mexico

MEXICO – USMCA can be a source of economic revival for Mexico, by opening the possibility of attracting investments, which would be protected with this agreement, with other trade treaties and investment protection agreements, says the...

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USMCA will bring opportunities to the northern border

MEXICO – In a context of economic crisis that has left thousands unemployed by the Covid-19 pandemic, the entry into force of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in July, opens opportunities to generate value chains of greater...

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CBP Launches the United StatesMexico-Canada Center

USA – The United States-MexicoCanada Agreement (USMCA) will be implemented on July, 2020 As a result, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently opened the USMCA Center to help to coordinate implementation of the agreement “The Center is...

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Tijuana signs agreement to reduce high levels of pollution

TIJUANA – In order to promote actions that will reduce the levels of pollution generated by commercial and industrial activities, the City of Tijuana signed the collaboration agreement "Sustainable Action and Regulation Programs" with the...

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Mexico’s Higher Costs Under USMCA May Potentially Offset Gains from China-Related Trade Spurt with U.S.

By Daniel Chiquiar, Jesus Cañas, Armando Aguirre and Alfonso Cebreros, Dallas Fed Arecent easing of global trade tensions has not come without critical change involving two of the US’ largest trade partners: Mexico and...

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USMCA will simplify commercial transactions

CIUDAD JUAREZ – Once the commercial treaty between the United States, Mexico and Canada (USMCA) comes into force, any commercial document may guarantee the purchase of merchandise, as long as it contains minimum data identifying the...

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US$300 MM from USMCA to Clean-up Tijuana River Valley

TIJUANA – Local elected officials in the San Diego region recently announced that $300 million in federal funding from the just signed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement will be used to “aggressively” clean-up water pollution in the Tijuana...

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The Ministry of Economy of Mexico published a transition regime for USMCA rules of origin

MEXICO – Automotive companies that do not have the capacity to comply with the new rules of origin of the Treaty between Mexico, United States and Canada (USMCA), will be able to join a transitional regime for a limited period of time The...

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Utah Sends Employees to Tijuana for Medication

TIJUANA – Utah has paid 10 public employees $500 each to travel to Tijuana to pick up expensive prescription medications, saving the state $225,000 on drugs bought in Mexico The state’s RX Tourism program was an idea launched by Utah health...

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