Category: Customs

CBP Highlights the USMCA Importance During Trade Week

MEXICO – Recently, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) hosted a four-day virtual trade week During the event, the agency highlighted the importance of the US, Mexico, Canada Agreement (USMCA) and the challenges this trade deal...

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More northbound lanes coming to California port of entry

SAN DIEGO - The San Ysidro Port of Entry has 27 northbound lanes and eight more are on the way They are scheduled for completion by the second week of November Like existing lanes, the eight new ones will be equipped with two inspection...

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Long lines reported at border crossing

JUAREZ – Lines of up to five kilometers are registered at the Zaragoza International Bridge in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, for the crossing of trailers to the United States Manuel Sotelo, president of the Association of Carriers of Ciudad...

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Mexico and U.S. extend land border closure till October 21

MEXICO – The border between Mexico and the United States will remain closed to nonessential travel until at least October 21, Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said “After reviewing the development of the spread of COVID-19,...

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US$40 million will be invested in Pharr port

PHARR – An expansion project of the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge leading into South Texas is expected to add dozens of new inspection stations and increase the processing of commercial vehicles, particularly agricultural trucks that...

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After visit with Trump AMLO Hands Over Customs Control to the Military

Elements of the Mexican Navy (Semar) and the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena) are going to take over the control of all maritime and land customs posts in Mexico, president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) announced during a...

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International trade at Texas ports falls sharply

TEXAS – Most ports across Texas saw steep declines in imports from Mexico and other countries as the coronavirus continues to impact international trade Trade at the Port of El Paso plunged 49%, from US$39 billion to US$20 billion through the...

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Railroad blockade affects industry in Sonora: AMF

SONORA – The railroad blockade in Sonora has affected several industries, such as automotive, cement, steel, mining and agriculture, said the Mexican Association of Railways (AMF) The AMF reported that the blockades on the railroad tracks by...

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California’s Otay Mesa Port of Entry returns to normal 24/7 schedule

SAN DIEGO — US Customs and Border Protection officials are announcing that the Otay Mesa port of entry in San Diego County will begin operating 24 hours a day The change applies only to the passenger portion of the border crossing, there are...

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US$26 million will be invested in Laredo, Texas

Laredo – Mastronardi Produce signed an agreement with authorities in Laredo to expand and build a distribution center for agricultural products - vegetables - which are cultivated in Mexico for distribution in the United States where, together...

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