Category: Customs

Mexico and the U.S. reduce waiting times at customs

MEXICO – During 2018, three new unified cargo processing centers opened at the border between the United States and Mexico, which has reduced customs clearance times US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Tax Administration Service...

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Seder considers “impossible” to inspect Mexican tomato exports at 100%

MEXICO – The intention of the United States to inspect 100% of the red tomato trucks that reach its border under the pretext of ensuring quality, under the Suspension Agreement, is impossible This was considered by Víctor Villalobos, head of...

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Customs of Nuevo Laredo grew 6.0%

NUEVO LAREDO – The customs office of Nuevo Laredo, recognized as the most important in Latin America, presented a 6% growth in tax collection during the first half of the year, by capturing US$35 million through 1,046,000 requests; while so far...

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The USMCA is expected to be approved this year

MEXICO – The Undersecretary of Foreign Trade, Luz María de la Mora, recently announced that the treaty between Mexico, the United States, and Canada (USMCA) could be approved before the end of 2019 De la Mora explained that there seems to be...

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Tariffs will not affect the industry, says Index

TIJUANA – The new threat given by US President Donald Trump to increase tariffs on Mexican steel is not affecting the industry at the moment, according to Luis Manuel Hernández, president of Index, coastal zone “Any increase affects the...

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Economy improves in Mexico’s border entities

BAJA CALIFORNIA – The economy of Baja California and the north of the country has been the one that has obtained the best results, according to the president of Colegio de Economistas del Estado, Domingo Ramos Medina The specialist indicated...

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Precos delays goods exports

CHIHUAHUA – The Highway Checkpoint (Precos) that the army installed at kilometer 56 of the Chihuahua-Juárez highway, already began to cause losses in the industry by delays of two to three hours in cargo vehicles, according to the president of...

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SCT analyzes new border crossing with the U.S. for US$100 million

MEXICO – The Secretariat of Communications and Transport (SCT) announced that it is working on a new border crossing between Mexico and the United States (between San Diego and Tijuana), which would cost US$100 million The undersecretary of...

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Mexico approves the USMCA

MEXICO CITY – The Senate of the Republic in extraordinary session ratified the USMCA agreement, with 114 votes in favor, 4 against and 3 abstentions The ratification of the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) by the Mexican Senate...

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