Maquiladora

Maquiladora

  • MAQUILA STICK TRANSFER ORDERS

    QUESTION: Our company has a maquila in Mexico(maquila A) where we produce goods.  We will be opening a second maquila in Mexico for assembly purposes (maquila B).  Goods will be moving from both maquila A to maquila B and from the US to maquila B.   Once the finished product is assembled,  it will be sold […]

  • IMMEX / MAQUILA PROCESSES

    QUESTION: Can I get details on how IMMEX and Maquiladora operations work from the US compliance point of view?   If US company USA, Inc exports previously imported goods to MX company Immex Co, then what record keeping requirements do you have in place for USA, Inc.?   We are looking at EAR99 machinery, nothing fancy.   When […]

  • MAQUILA DRAWBACK

    QUESTION: Can you claim drawback on goods imported from a country other than Mexico or Canada, and subsequently exported to Mexico for assy into a new and different article of commerce in a Maquila operation? Would not think that this would meet the Customs definition of an export because the goods  “are not united with […]

  • MAQUILA PROCESS

    QUESTION:   We are looking to have parts machined in Mexico at a Maquiladora.   We would issue a PO to Company A which is located in the US. Company A has a subsidiary in Mexico which operates under a Maquiladora (we’ll refer to them as Company B).   Company A would pick up our […]

  • MAQUILLA SHIPMENT VALUATION

    Question: Can a Maquilla provide the transactional value between the US seller and their customer on a proforma invoice ? *********** Answers: Difficult because the maquiladora does not book the assist costs on its books, and the proforma invoice would have to include assists.   Also the material costs and “value-added” in Mexico are usually estimated […]

  • MAQUILA COST SAVINGS CALCULATIONS

    Question: We operate a Maquila in Tijuana and apply various types of duty reduction benefits such as Prosec, Regla 8VA, NAFTA, and MS.  Additionally we apply for NAFTA benefits in the US as well for qualified items. What savings calculations methods does the membership use in reporting to upper management on all of the above? […]

  • MAQUILA COST SAVINGS CALCULATIONS

    Question: We operate a maquila in Tijuana and apply various types of duty reduction benefits such as Prosec, Regla 8VA, NAFTA, and MS.  Additionally we apply for NAFTA benefits in the US as well for qualified items. What savings calculations methods does the membership use in reporting to upper management on all of the above? […]

  • MAQUILA NAFTA AND VAT

    Question: Company A ships US and non US origin parts to company B (shelter company in Mexico that operates a Maquila) Maquila does not pay VAT on the parts imported into Mexico. Goods are assembled into a “substantially new and different article of commerce” Goods are Exported from the Shelter Co. (Maquila) Some are duty […]

  • MAQUILA INVOICE REQUIREMENTS

    Question: What are the data elements required on the invoice for items produced in a maquiladoras (import and export)? Is the description of the goods needed in both English and Spanish? Is there a legal document available that someone will be willing to share? ************ Add’l Answer: Are You asking about US Invoices? or MX […]

  • DDTC LICENSE FOR MAQUILA SHIPMENTS

    Question: We have an MLA in place at our maquila in Mexico. When they make ITAR parts at that location and ship them to a US customer, is a DDTC license needed for those parts if the end user is in the US? ************** ANSWER: Your MLA should mention this and provide for the return […]

  • MAQUILA SHIPPING TO THE U.S. addt’l answers

    Question: One of our customers purchase products from a vendor in Mexico which is a Maquiladora. They use a 3rd party for distribution in the U.S. They have asked for direct shipments to their location but they have been advised that it cannot be done due to Maquiladora rules. Can anyone advise on this please. […]

  • MAQUILA SHIPPING TO THE U.S.

    Question: One of our customers purchase products from a vendor in Mexico which is a Maquiladora. They use a 3rd party for distribution in the U.S. They have asked for direct shipments to their location but they have been advised that it cannot be done due to Maquiladora rules. Can anyone advise on this please. […]