Mexico

Mexico

  • Delays importing into Mexico

    QUESTION: We export to Mexico through Laredo, TX. and up until recently experienced clearance turnaround times of 24-48 hours. We’re now experiencing up to 5 days to clear a shipment. Our broker advised that the delay is due to the Mexican tariffs and trouble with the Mexico Customs systems. Is anyone else experiencing longer clearance […]

  • Notice of Irregularity from MX Customs

    QUESTION: We received a “Notice of Irregularity” from Mexican Customs earlier this month.  The agent reviewed some merchandise and concluded that the classification we assigned is not correct.  They proposed a different HS Code.  Duty rate is the same so no revenue impact. This appears to be similar to a US Customs CF29.  We were […]

  • Mexico Import Documentation Requirements

    QUESTION: My company is a wholesaler of finished goods and routinely exports previously imported goods from other countries (CN, LK, GR, MX) to customers in Mexico.  We were recently contacted by a freight forwarder hired by one of our customers in Mexico to manage a routed export to Mexico. The freight forwarder advised Mexico updated […]

  • MX maquila, value declarations

    QUESTION: We have over 20,000 pedimento line items imported annually into MX, and we are a maquila. We just did an audit and found that 2.2%, about 200 records are incorrect because of pricing or short shipments. Is this an acceptable failure rate in the eyes of MX customs regarding value declarations?  Or, do we […]

  • MX IMPORTATION INCOTERM

    QUESTION: We are considering to source from Mexico.  Our MX vendors recommend on DDP Laredo. Currently we are a self-filer.  But buying DDP from MX, we lost control over the entry.  What do you recommend we should do.  Is DDP a best practice in terms of dealing with MX importation. %%%%%%%%%% ANSWER: I do not […]

  • MX IMPORTATION INCOTERM

    QUESTION: We are considering to source from Mexico.  Our MX vendors recommend on DDP Laredo. Currently we are a self-filer.  But buying DDP from MX, we lost control over the entry.  What do you recommend we should do.  Is DDP a best practice in terms of dealing with MX importation. =========== Answers: I agree with […]

  • MX COFEPRIS

    QUESTION: Has anyone ever dealt with a MX agency called COFEPRIS? We are being tasked by a new MX Customs Broker to prepare a letter for COFEPRIS related to the importation of a food related product but our previous customs broker never asked for it. ========== Answer: The Federal Commission for Protection against Sanitary Risk […]

  • NEW MX LABELING REQUIREMENTS

    QUESTION: Has anyone seen info on new labeling requirements for goods exported to Mexico?  Can you provide a link to the new underlying regulation if so?  We are being told label must have (jn Spanish on outer carton): ·         Descripción del product ·         CONTENIDO NETO ·         HECHO EN … ·         Importador (Nombre, Direccion, y # […]

  • MX NOM training presentation

    QUESTION: Does anyone have a MX NOM training presentation they can share?   We want to give this training to design engineers and mechanical engineers for ag machinery and equipment.   Who else should be in the audience? It would be a funnel training – Large concepts to detailed process. Should it be broke up into two […]

  • Mexico export control list/regulations

    QUESTION: Does anyone know how to find the Mexico export control list/regulations? Years ago MX was using the HTS for export control, but when they joined Wassenar a few years ago my understanding is they came up with their own “CCL”/control list and regulations.  I’d like to find that as we export a lot from […]

  • SHIPPING LAPTOPS TO MX

    QUESTION: I am trying to understand the import process for a company laptop into Mexico. An express courier, NOT MX CUSTOMS, rejected the shipment and advised that because this is an electronic item we needed to provide documentation that the laptop met local NYCE standards and that this merchandise must be certified by a proper […]

  • MX NOM EXEMPTIONS

    QUESTION: We are exporting an item to Mexico that has an HS Code with a correlating NOM requirement.  Our customs broker is advising us that we need a NOM.  However, I was in contact with a MX importer of the same exact item and they advise that a NOM is not required.   I have read […]