IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 01 Oct 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import licensing requirement

On October 15, 2015, the Permanent Delegation of Mexico to the WTO announced that the Government had introduced mandatory prior import authorisation on certain steel and iron products. 

This state act became effective on October 1, 2015. 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7208 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, hotrolled, not clad, plated or coated.
720825 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more
7210 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, clad, plated or coated.
721049 Other
721070 Painted, varnished or coated with plastics
7216 Angles, shapes and sections of iron or nonalloy steel.
721631 U sections
721632 I sections
721633 H sections
721640 L or T sections, not further worked than hotrolled, hotdrawn or extruded, of a height of 80 mm or more
7217 Wire of iron or nonalloy steel.
721710 Not plated or coated, whether or not polished
7225 Flatrolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
722592 Otherwise plated or coated with zinc
7227 Bars and rods, hotrolled, in irregularly wound coils, of other alloy steel.
722720 Of silicomanganese steel
722790 Other
7304 Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, seamless, of iron (other than cast iron) or steel.
730429 Other
429 Other fabricated metal products
7312 Stranded wire, ropes, cables, plaited bands, slings and the like, of iron or steel, not electrically insulated.
731210 Stranded wire, ropes and cables

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