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Héctor Vázquez Tercero

Founding Partner, Mexico City

Héctor  Vázquez  Tercero  is  the  founding  partner  of  the  firm and Of counsel. Héctor has an ample experience as a public servant,  being  recognized  as  one  of  the  precursors  to Mexico’ s foreign trade.

Practice Areas

International Trade

• Trade Remedies
• Export Programs


Hector Vazquez has experience in the areas of international trade and industrial regulations for over 50 years. He was an economic  advisor  to  the  Ministry  of  Finance  in  1981  and later  Director  General  of  Foreign  Trade  Services from  1982 to 1986 in the Ministry of Economy, he even participated as a negotiator Mexico's accession to the GATT and introduced various  programs  that  promoted  foreign  trade,  such  as PITEX  (now  IMMEX),  ALTEX and  others that  still  remain in force.  From  1986  to  1988  Mr.  Vazquez  led  the  Practice Trade  and  Safeguard  Unit.  The  first  Mexican  antidumping investigations were carried out under his direction.


Spanish, English


Bachelor in Economics with honors, UNAM (1962)

Studied   Bachelor   in   Law,   UNAM,   2007-2010   (degree pending)


• Mr.  Vazquez  was  creator  and  member  of  the  board  of directors  and  president  of  many  associations  and  industrialchambers,    such    as    ANIERM,    IMEF,    IMECE,    INA, CANACINTRA, CONCAMIN and ANADE.
• Professor  for  several  years  at  the  Faculty  of  Economics  of UNAM.

News and Publications

He was author, co-author and editor of many books  relating to economics and industrial development.

Héctor   Vázquez   Tercero   and   Adrián   Vázquez   Benítez, Sistema  Antidumping  Mexicano:  Normatividad  y  Práctica, CIACI, 2002