Category: Customs

Customs in Ciudad Juarez opts for online procedures

CIUDAD JUAREZ – In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, foreign trade operations were forced to strengthen not only their prevention and hygiene measures, but also to adapt and use Internet-based procedures to speed up their processes, explained...

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CBP Expands Biometric Facial Comparison at the Southwest Border

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expanding the use of biometric facial comparison technology at land Ports of Entry (POEs) Nowadays, this technology is used in 10 land POEs at the southwest border CBP is testing biometric facial...

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Coronavirus Pandemic Disturbs the Supply Chain at the U.S.-Mexico Border

The Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic is not only disrupting people’s lives, but is also having a negative impact on the manufacturing sites supply chain at the US-Mexico border Maquiladoras rely on Chinese products and components to manufacture...

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Ports To Plains will boost the economic activity of the northern border

ACUÑA – The road plan between Canada, the United States and Mexico called Ports To Plains will trigger the economy in much of the country; thus, the strengthening of the road infrastructure must be strengthened in Coahuila, according to the...

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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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