Entry into force of the CPTPP for Chile

Chile, CPTPP, International Trade, Customs, VTZ, Lawyers

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 years of its ratification process, […]

Unique Sanitary License

Import, International Trade, Lawyers, Mexico, Permits, License

Unique Sanitary License: Implications for International Trade in Mexico To ensure price control and promote measures to contain inflation, the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit announced a plan on October 3 during «la mañanera», the morning press conference of the President. This plan is part of the Agreement on Actions Against Inflation and Famine […]

Decree exempting the payment of import duties.

Decree exempting the payment of import duties. Today, the «Decree exempting the payment of import duties on the goods indicated«, issued by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF). Objective of the Decree. The President of Mexico, in accordance with article 131 of the Mexican Constitution, has […]


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Strengthening the Semiconductor Supply Chain in Mexico As a result of the September 2021 Washington work tour, on 20 April 2022, Tatiana Clouthier, head of the Ministry of Economy, and Santiago Cardona, general director of Intel Mexico, signed a collaboration agreement to strengthen the semiconductor supply chain in Mexico.  #Comunicado | La @SE_mx e @intel_la […]

Constitutional Energy and Mining Law Amendment – Implications for United States 

Constitutional Energy and Mining Law Amendment Implications for United States

Constitutional Energy Amendment and Mining Law amendment – Implications for the United States  By not getting the necessary votes for a constitutional amendment, the Chamber of Deputies stopped and rejected the initiative of constitutional amendment in electricity matters of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on April 17, 2022. The purpose of this constitutional amendment initiative was to drastically limit the participation […]

Ammonium sulfate from the USA and NAFTA Binational Panel

Ammonium Sulfate, NAFTA, Antidumping, Binational Panel, Lawyers, International Trade

NAFTA Panel on Mexican Antidumping Investigation on Ammonium Sulfate: Third Time Lucky? On March 10, 2022, the Ministry of Economy published its third compliance report with NAFTA’s Binational Panel report regarding the Final Determination on Ammonium Sulfate. However, this decision was challenged by the complainants, and on March 29, 2022, the Third  Remand Report of […]

USMCA Panel on Rules of Origin

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USMCA Panel on the Application and Interpretation of the Rules of Origin in the Automotive Sector On March 22, 2022, Mexico, Canada and the United States selected the members of the Panel that will resolve the dispute over the application and interpretation of certain provisions related to the rules of origin in the automotive sector, […]

Forced Labor Imports in Mexico

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In our newsletter, USTR’s strategy against forced labor imports, and the Mexican government seeks to reduce the trade deficit, and more!

US and Mexico Trade

US and Mexico Trade Torres Trade Advisory and VTZ Join Forces to Help U.S. and Mexican Companies Navigate Trade and Regulatory Compliance WASHINGTON, D.C., & MEXICO CITY, January 20, 2022 – Torres Trade Advisory, LLC[1] (“TTA”), a business advisory firm, and Vazquez Tercero & Zepeda (“VTZ”), Mexico’s leading international trade law firm, are joining forces […]

International economy 2022

International economy 2022, RCEP, Mexico, Investment Policy, USMCA

VTZ presents its outlook for the international economy 2022 and its possible effects on Mexico, analyzing China, RCEP and new FTAs.