Brief Introduction of Economic and Trade Relations between China and Mexico

Mexico is one of China's most important economic and trade partners in Latin America. Bilateral trade between China and Mexico has been growing in recent years. According to the statistics of the General Administration of Customs, the total trade volume between China and Mexico reached 33.36 billion US dollars in 2011, of which 23.98 billion US dollars were exported and 9.38 billion US dollars were imported, increasing by 34.7%, 34.2% and 36.2% respectively. China's main exports to Mexico include computer and communication technology products, television, radio and radio equipment, and automatic data processing equipment.

Major Ports in Mexico (They are four in total):


How can I export my cargo to Mexico?

When considering shipment to Mexico, it is vital to thoroughly explore three major shipment considerations: cost, regulation, and restriction.

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  • 2. More multiply-transportation including door pick-up, trucking, air, railway and sea transportation from China.
  • 3. Freight Solution could keep a competitive price compare with other logistics company.
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  • 8.FCL / LCL shipping
  • 9.Customs Clearance.
  • 10.Drop-shipping
  • 11.Insurance.

Also many people will ask the question how long does shipping from china To Mexico take? shipping from china To Mexico the transit time depend on which shipping method you choose, normally Air Mail Shipping will take 7- 12 business days, express shipping will take 3- 7 business days. And by sea freight it will be take around 35-45 days, longer than by air freight with lower price than air freight.

How about Mexico's import tariffs?

Firstly, In Mexico, tariffs are paid in pesos. Foreign exchange is converted at the rate specified by the customs. Secondly, the import tariff rate in Mexico is mainly based on the customs valuation law of the tariff and trade tax agreement, which imposes five ad valorem tariff rates on its imports, they are 0,5%,10%,15% and 20%. Thirdly, products included in the Mexican tariff reduction list are subject to frequent adjustments. Therefore, Mexican export and foreign trade enterprises should maintain regular contact with importers or customs brokers in order to understand the changes of preferential products.

What are the requirements for Mexico's import clearance documents?

Five documents are required. They are respectively commercial invoice, certificate of origin, packing list, bill of lading and quality certificate.

Commercial invoice

Let's figure it out quickly to see what the contents of the invoice should be contained.

Certificate of origin

Not all products need certificates of origin, but the following products need it. Toys, footwear products, textiles, clothing, chemical products, bicycles, motor equipment, hand tools, pipe fittings and fluorite etc.

When these products enter Mexico, exporters will be subject to anti-dumping duties ranging from 52% to 105% if they do not provide certificates of origin. But certificates of origin are not required when the export value of the above products does not exceed US$1000.

Packing list

Chinese exporters are required to provide a packing list and at least two copies as well as a packing instruction in Spanish to the customs authorities or transporters in Mexico. It must be described in detail at the materials, structure, sealing materials and volume of each container used for export.

Bill of lading

According to customs practice, it is necessary to indicate the trademark and quantity of the goods shipped, the type of packing, the weight of the goods, the total amount of the goods, the name of the consignor, the name and address of the consignee, the port of destination, the products description, the number of the bill of lading, the date and signature of the carrier's official acceptance of goods on shipment or loading aircraft. In brief, it contains as follow:

Quality certificate

The Mexican government stipulates that the following import products must be had quality certificates. Ceramics, glass products, household appliances, electronic products, Industrial apparatus, photocopying equipment, pipe fittings, pumps and valves, radio and television, rubber products, etc.

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