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Marisela Molina

5 Requirements for Importing Goods into Mexico

In order to be successful, companies that manufacture within the borders of Latin America’s second-largest economy must be knowledgeable regarding the requirements for importing goods into Mexico. Although much has been done in recent years to simplify the process, those that are importing goods into Mexico must know the applicable rule in order to avoid complications that may include delays and fines. Those that are importing goods into Mexico must remember that: 1. A Mexican...
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Juan Arvilla

Why Are Manufacturing Companies Moving to Mexico?

Global commerce, market competition, and reduced costs among other factors, have explained U.S manufacturing companies moving to Mexico.  With their own budget plan, each company has to constantly modify and adjust to changes in the world economy. When it comes to competition, CEO’s have to think strategically when creating their own product and delivering it. Quality doesn’t always overrule quantity or other factors. No matter how good the product is, if a competitor is creating...
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Christopher Wilson

Leveraging The U.S.-Mexico Relationship To Strengthen Our Economies

Leveraging The U.S.-Mexico Relationship To Strengthen Our Economies
Tied together by both an accident of geographic proximity and through the deliberate integration institutionalized in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and other economic accords, the United States and Mexico have seen their economies become deeply intertwined. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), trade between the United States and Mexico has grown tremendously since...
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Mauricio Munguia, Stephen Cartwright, and Angus Murray

Never a better time to consider Mexico as an export destination

Never a better time to consider Mexico as an export destination
By Santander’s Mauricio Munguia, and Stephen Cartwright and Angus Murray from the Department for International Trade There has never been a better time to consider Mexico as a business destination. With a population of 122.3 million, an expanding middle class and strong macroeconomic fundamentals, the country is predicted to become one of the world’s top ten economies within the next 20 years. Mexico has an impressive free trade network, and its geographic location between the...
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Denise Valles

Ten Tips for Doing Business in Mexico

  This article was written by  World Business Culture  and first appeared on the " In This Section: Business Culture in Mexico."   Tip 1 - In Mexico, personal relationships are at the heart of most business dealings. Take the time to cultivate strong, long-term relationships. Tip 2 -  Although the influence of foreign MNCs cannot be ignored, most indigenous Mexican companies will be hierarchical in structure. Tip 3 -  People from the USA are 'North...
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