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: 05 Jun 2018 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 31 May 2018, the Mexican Secretariat of Economy published an official statement announcing counter-balancing measures to the import tariff set on aluminum and steel by the USA.

As a result of the American actions, Mexico will increase the import duties on flat steel products, lamps, pork legs and arms, cold meats and other meal preparations, apples, grapes, blueberries and several kinds of cheese among others.

The Mexican government stated that this import tariff increase will be in force until the USA eliminates the newly established import duties.

Notably, a number of other countries also imposed retaliation measures in the form of duties in reaction to the imposition of steel and aluminium duties by the United States, see related state acts.

Update
On 5 June 2018, the Secretariat of Economy of Mexico published a Decree concerning the official announcement made on 31 May 2018. The new legislation states that the Mexican government has increased the import duties on 346 tariff lines from which 186 corresponds to metal products. The new import duties have increased to values ranging from 5% to 25%. Previously, all these products enjoyed a preferential import duty.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

013 Fruits & nuts
0808 Apples, pears and quinces, fresh.
080810 Apples
211 Meat & meat products
0203 Meat of swine, fresh, chilled or frozen.
020312 Hams, shoulders and cuts thereof, with bone in
020319 Other
020322 Hams, shoulders and cuts thereof, with bone in
020329 Other
1601 Sausages and similar products, of meat, meat offal or blood; food preparations based on these products.
160100 Sausages and similar products, of meat, meat offal or blood; food preparations based on these products.
1602 Other prepared or preserved meat, meat offal or blood.
160241 Hams and cuts thereof
160242 Shoulders and cuts thereof
213 Prepared & preserved vegetables, pulses & potatoes
2004 Other vegetables prepared or preserved otherwise than by vinegar or acetic acid, frozen, other than products of heading 20.06.
200410 Potatoes
214 Prepared & preserved fruits & nuts
2008 Fruit, nuts and other edible parts of plants, otherwise prepared or preserved, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or spirit, not elsewhere specified or included.
200893 Cranberries (Vaccinium macrocarpon, Vaccinium oxycoccos, Vaccinium vitisidaea)
222 Other dairy products
0406 Cheese and curd.
040610 Fresh (unripened or uncured) cheese, including whey cheese, and curd
040620 Grated or powdered cheese, of all kinds
040690 Other cheese
239 Food products n.e.c.
2106 Food preparations not elsewhere specified or included.
210690 Other
241 Ethyl alcohol; spirits, liqueurs & spirits
2208 Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of less than 80 % vol.; spirits, liqueurs and other spirituous beverages.
220830 Whiskies
381 Furniture
9403 Other furniture and parts thereof.
940320 Other metal furniture
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.
720810 In coils, not further worked than hotrolled, with patterns in relief
720825 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more
720826 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
720827 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
720836 Of a thickness exceeding 10 mm
720837 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
720838 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
720839 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
720840 Not in coils, not further worked than hotrolled, with patterns in relief
720851 Of a thickness exceeding 10 mm
720852 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
720853 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
720854 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
7209 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, coldrolled (coldreduced), not clad, plated or coated.
720916 Of a thickness exceeding 1 mm but less than 3 mm
720917 Of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more but not exceeding 1 mm
720918 Of a thickness of less than 0.5 mm
720925 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more
720926 Of a thickness exceeding 1 mm but less than 3 mm
720927 Of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more but not exceeding 1 mm
720928 Of a thickness of less than 0.5 mm
720990 Other
7210 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, clad, plated or coated.
721012 Of a thickness of less than 0.5 mm
721030 Electrolytically plated or coated with zinc
721049 Other
721061 Plated or coated with aluminiumzinc alloys
721070 Painted, varnished or coated with plastics
7211 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm, not clad, plated or coated.
721114 Other, of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more
721119 Other
721123 Containing by weight less than 0.25 % of carbon
721129 Other
721190 Other
7212 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm, clad, plated or coated.
721220 Electrolytically plated or coated with zinc
721230 Otherwise plated or coated with zinc
721240 Painted, varnished or coated with plastics
7213 Bars and rods, hotrolled, in irregularly wound coils, of iron or nonalloy steel.
721320 Other, of freecutting steel
721391 Of circular crosssection measuring less than 14 mm in diameter
721399 Other
7214 Other bars and rods of iron or nonalloy steel, not further worked than forged, hotrolled, hotdrawn or hotextruded, but including those twisted after rolling.
721420 Containing indentations, ribs, grooves or other deformations produced during the rolling process or twisted after rolling
721430 Other, of freecutting steel
721491 Of rectangular (other than square) crosssection
721499 Other
7216 Angles, shapes and sections of iron or nonalloy steel.
721610 U, I or H sections, not further worked than hotrolled, hotdrawn or extruded, of a height of less than 80 mm
721621 L sections
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
721650 Other angles, shapes and sections, not further worked than hot rolled, hotdrawn or extruded
721661 Obtained from flatrolled products
7219 Flatrolled products of stainless steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
721933 Of a thickness exceeding 1 mm but less than 3 mm
721934 Of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more but not exceeding 1 mm
721990 Other
7225 Flatrolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
722519 Other
722530 Other, not further worked than hotrolled, in coils
722540 Other, not further worked than hotrolled, not in coils
722550 Other, not further worked than coldrolled (coldreduced)
722591 Electrolytically plated or coated with zinc
722592 Otherwise plated or coated with zinc
722599 Other
7226 Flatrolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm.
722619 Other
722691 Not further worked than hotrolled
722692 Not further worked than coldrolled (coldreduced)
722699 Other
7227 Bars and rods, hotrolled, in irregularly wound coils, of other alloy steel.
722720 Of silicomanganese steel
722790 Other
7228 Other bars and rods of other alloy steel; angles, shapes and sections, of other alloy steel; hollow drill bars and rods, of alloy or nonalloy steel.
722830 Other bars and rods, not further worked than hotrolled, hotdrawn or extruded
722870 Angles, shapes and sections
7304 Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, seamless, of iron (other than cast iron) or steel.
730419 Other
730423 Other drill pipe
730429 Other
730439 Other
7305 Other tubes and pipes (for example, welded, riveted or similarly closed), having circular crosssections, the external diameter of which exceeds 406.4 mm, of iron or steel.
730511 Longitudinally submerged arc welded
730512 Other, longitudinally welded
730519 Other
730531 Longitudinally welded
7306 Other tubes, pipes and hollow profiles (for example, open seam or welded, riveted or similarly closed), of iron or steel.
730619 Other
730630 Other, welded, of circular crosssection, of iron or nonalloy steel
730640 Other, welded, of circular crosssection, of stainless steel
730650 Other, welded, of circular crosssection, of other alloy steel
730661 Of square or rectangular crosssection
730669 Of other noncircular crosssection
730690 Other
7307 Tube or pipe fittings (for example, couplings, elbows, sleeves), of iron or steel.
730723 Butt welding fittings
421 Structural metal products & parts
7308 Structures (excluding prefabricated buildings of heading 94.06) and parts of structures (for example, bridges and bridgesections, lockgates, towers, lattice masts, roofs, roofing frameworks, doors and windows and their frames and thresholds for doors,
730830 Doors, windows and their frames and thresholds for doors
730890 Other
429 Other fabricated metal products
7615 Table, kitchen or other household articles and parts thereof, of aluminium; pot scourers and scouring or polishing pads, gloves and the like, of aluminium; sanitary ware and parts thereof, of aluminium.
761510 Table, kitchen or other household articles and parts thereof; pot scourers and scouring or polishing pads, gloves and the like
439 Other general-purpose machinery & parts
8414 Air or vacuum pumps, air or other gas compressors and fans; ventilating or recycling hoods incorporating a fan, whether or not fitted with filters.
841459 Other
465 Electric filament or discharge lamps; lighting equipment; parts
9405 Lamps and lighting fittings including searchlights and spotlights and parts thereof, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated signs, illuminated nameplates and the like, having a permanently fixed light source, and parts thereof not elsewhere spe
940510 Chandeliers and other electric ceiling or wall lighting fittings, excluding those of a kind used for lighting public open spaces or thoroughfares
494 Pleasure & sporting boats
8903 Yachts and other vessels for pleasure or sports; rowing boats and canoes.
890392 Motorboats, other than outboard motorboats

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