Mexican Economic Newsletter
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Goodyear Case: Rapid Response Labor Mechanism
The USTR activated the USMCA Labor Mechanism for an alleged denial of rights in the facilities of Goodyear in Mexico. Read all the details surrounding this matter here.
Results of the USITC Report on Free Trade Zones
USITC Report Results: IMMEX Customs and Tariff Benefits On December 14, 2021, Ambassador Katherine Tai, Director of the USTR (Office of the United States Trade Representative), asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to conduct a thorough investigation into policies related to free trade zones in the United States. We reported
WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies
Read about the trade implications of the WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies, the progress in its adoption, and its implementation.
WTO Global Trade Outlook and Statistics
Learn the most important insights from the 2023 «World Trade Outlook and Statistics» published by the WTO.
Trade Suspension of CITES Species with Mexico
Learn more about the announcement of the CITES Secretariat to temporarily suspend trade in CITES species with Mexico.
U.S. Subsidies on Electric Vehicles
Learn more on trade implications of the subsidy adopted by the U.S. Government to encourage the purchase of electric cars and other vehicles.
Entry into force of the CPTPP for Chile
Entry into force of the CPTPP for Chile On February 20, 2023, the Mexican Ministry of Economy published the «Resolution announcing the entry into force of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) for Chile» in the Official Gazette of the Mexican Federation. Implications for Chile After 4
Automotive Rules of Origin Dispute
The USMCA Panel’s final report on the dispute about Automotive Rules of Origin Dispute was released on January 11, 2023. Our summary here.
Entry into force of CPTPP in Malaysia
Entry into force of the CPTPP in Malaysia On November 29, 2022, the «Agreement announcing the entry into force of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) for Malaysia» was published in the Mexican Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF). Implications for Malaysia With Malaysia’s ratification of this Agreement,