The Auto-Industry in USMCA’s Facility-Specific Rapid Response Mechanism | The Trading Room

14 May , 2021  

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The Rapid Response Mechanism This week, two events related to the USMCA’s Facility-Specific Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) were raised against the following companies in the auto industry: Tridonex, located in Matamoros, Tamaulipas. General Motors’ Facility located in Silao, Guanajuato. Tridonex – A Rapid Response Petition Per reports, on Monday the AFL-CIO filed, in conjunction with […]

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December and January Developments on International Trade – The Trading Room

15 Jan , 2021  

Mexican Economic Newsletter, International Trade News in Mexico

Developments Mid-December 2020 A series of decisions and regulations trade-related were published in December 2021. The most relevant in our opinion are the following: Mexico and CPTPP: Ministry of Economy made some changes to the procedure regarding the public tenders to access the import quotas per Mexico’s Tariff Rate Quotas established in Appendix A-1, which deals […]

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Labor and Migration in Mexico

24 Aug , 2020  

Labor, Employment, Assembly, Migration, Mexican Lawyers, USMCA, Manufacturing

Our seventh chapter of Doing Business in Mexico, Labor and Migration in Mexico, will provide a general overview of the relevant labor law provisions on employment, from worker rights, dismissals to unions and collective bargaining, including a brief summary regarding the USMCA, the rapid response mechanism, as well as information on migration. This Chapter includes the […]

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Overhaul to Food Product Labeling & USMCA for November or 2020? – TRADING ROOM

11 Oct , 2019  

Food and Beverage Labeling in mexico, reform, USMCA, Tumka, labor reform in Mexico, enforcement

The Trading Room (Download our newsletter in PDF: Trading Room) Overhaul to Food Product Labeling As we reported in our Alert, on October 1 the Chamber of Deputies approved the reform to the General Health Law to regulate the frontal warning labeling on food and non-alcoholic beverages. The Senate has yet to approve such reform. In […]

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National Development Plan & International Trade, US representatives visit Mexico to discuss USMCA-THE TRADING ROOM

19 Jul , 2019  

National Development Plan, International Trade, US representatives visit Mexico to discuss USMCA’s approvals

The Trading Room (Download the PDF version of our newsletter: Trading Room) National Development Plan & International Trade Last Friday 12th of July, the Mexican National Development Plan (NDP) for 2019-2024 was published in the official gazette. The NDP is a document, prepared every six years by the new President and approved by the legislative branch, […]

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Goodbye SEZ and Road to USMCA: Trading Room

26 Apr , 2019  

Zonas Económicas Especiales, Itsmo, Zona Libre, Abogados, Comercio Exterior, TMEC, Senado, Ratificación

The Trading Room (download our newsletter in PDF here: Trading Room -20190426) Goodbye SEZs This Thursday in his morning press conference, Mexican President, AMLO, declared that the Special Economic Zone policy will disappear. According to his statements: “[SEZ] were supposedly going to help, but they never did anything to help. The business was made, the land […]

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