ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Dec 2014

In December 2014, the government of Mexico announced an altered import quota and a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

3

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 2 liberalising

SOURCE



Decreto por el que se modifica la tarifa de la ley de los impuestos generales de importaci?n y de exportaci?n, published in the Official Gazette of 10 December 2014: http://www.economia.gob.mx/files/marco_normativo/D162.pdf

CNN Expansi?n, 10 December 2014, 'El Gobierno facilita importaci?n de carne de cerdo': http://www.cnnexpansion.com/economia/2014/12/10/gobierno-modifica-impuesto-a-carne-de-cerdo-de-importacion

Arroz.com, 23 December 2014, 'M?xico vuelve a imponer aranceles a la importaci?n de arroz para aumentar la competitividad del sector arrocero de M?xico y de EE.UU.': http://arroz.com/content/m%C3%A9xico-vuelve-imponer-aranceles-la-importaci%C3%B3n-de-arroz-para-aumentar-la-competitividad-del

Sistema integral de informaci?n de comercio exterior - Confederaci?n de Asociaciones de Agentes Aduanales de la Rep?blica Mexicana 'SIICEX-CAAAREM': http://www.siicex-caaarem.org.mx/


Inception date: 11 Dec 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 10 December 2014, Mexico issued a Decree changing various import tariffs.
 
Tariff increases on:

  • Hibiscus, HS 1211, tariff of 10%
  • Rice, HS 1006, tariff of 9% and 20% depending on the type

 
Tariff exemptions:

  • Tires for motorcycles, HS 4011
  • Inner tubes for motorcycles, HS 4013
  • Pork, HS 0203, tariff elimination for a certain quota (regular tariff is 20%)

 
The tariffs took effect on 11 December 2014 for HS 4011 and 0203, 10 January 2015 for 1006, and 10 February 2015 for HS 1211 and HS 4013. Countries with which Mexico has free trade agreements are not affected by the changes, e.g., the USA.

Inception date: 11 Dec 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 10 December 2014, Mexico issued a Decree changing various import tariffs.
 
Tariff increases on:

  • Hibiscus, HS 1211, tariff of 10%
  • Rice, HS 1006, tariff of 9% and 20% depending on the type

 
Tariff exemptions:

  • Tires for motorcycles, HS 4011
  • Inner tubes for motorcycles, HS 4013
  • Pork, HS 0203, tariff elimination for a certain quota (regular tariff is 20%)

 
The tariffs took effect on 11 December 2014 for HS 4011 and 0203, 10 January 2015 for 1006, and 10 February 2015 for HS 1211 and HS 4013. Countries with which Mexico has free trade agreements are not affected by the changes, e.g., the USA.

Inception date: 11 Dec 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import quota

On 10 December 2014, Mexico issued a Decree changing various import tariffs.
 
Tariff increases on:

  • Hibiscus, HS 1211, tariff of 10%
  • Rice, HS 1006, tariff of 9% and 20% depending on the type

 
Tariff exemptions:

  • Tires for motorcycles, HS 4011
  • Inner tubes for motorcycles, HS 4013
  • Pork, HS 0203, tariff elimination for a certain quota (regular tariff is 20%)

 
The tariffs took effect on 11 December 2014 for HS 4011 and 0203, 10 January 2015 for 1006, and 10 February 2015 for HS 1211 and HS 4013. Countries with which Mexico has free trade agreements are not affected by the changes, e.g., the USA.