According to Forbes magazine, in 2019, Mexico has become the leading U.S. trade partner. This information makes it imperative for all importers to know the rules and regulations for importing goods from Mexico.
With over $611.5 billion in total trade during 2019, Mexico was the United States’ second-largest supplier of goods imports in 2018.
Mexico is the United States’ largest supplier of agricultural products totaling $26 billion dollars. Mexico’s top agricultural imports are:
Use this checklist to make sure you have all the documents submitted to Customs and Border Protection (CBP):
Your goods have to be marked with their country of origin to achieve import clearance. Marking regulations will apply to your import based on the nature of the goods and the transaction. AFC International has customs experts that can help you navigate tariffs and requirements for your import.
The North American Free Trade Agreement of NAFTA could make goods that are made in Canada or Mexico duty-free. To take advantage of NAFTA, you will need to show the qualification of your goods with a NAFTA Certificate of Origin.
Our licensed Customs Brokers have resources to ensure that importing is done efficiently and that your imports are filed correctly and that rules and regulations are followed. Working with a licensed Customs Broker that utilizes the best resources for importing ensures that your imports are filed properly and import clearance delays are avoided altogether.
AFC International has experienced Licensed Customs Brokers that can file your Import Security Filing (ISF) and other import-entry-related information with U.S. Customs officials, monitoring your imports throughout the import clearance process. Our value-added customs brokerage services are provided to ensure import clearance success. Call us at 800.274.2329 or get a quote today to get started.