Posted by Carlos Calderon on June 17, 2019
After Mexico, Canada and the USA officially signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in November 2018, many of us may have expected immediate action. Clearly, that was not the case! It is expected that this new agreement will bring more investment opportunities to promote the creation of jobs, effectively positioning North America as the most competitive region worldwide.
Posted by Carlos Calderon on March 19, 2019
When looking at the competition – especially in the automotive industry –the question on whether it makes sense to expand to Mexico will ultimately arise. Our clients ask this often enough for us to note the key considerations required before determining if this opportunity is right for your business.
Posted by Carlos Calderon on December 5, 2018
As of December 1, 2018, Mexico will have officially elected President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. His campaign was focused on topics such as security, education and culture, fight against corruption, compliance with the law, and correct execution of economic resources, to name the most relevant.
Posted by Carlos Calderon on July 26, 2018
On May 31, the US Department of Commerce announced that tariffs on steel and aluminum were no longer valid for Mexico, Canada and the European Union. Hence, these countries became subject to a 25% and 10% tax on tariffs for these materials effective June 1.
Posted by Carlos Calderon on July 9, 2018
After several weeks of intense negotiations the deadline was met for Canada and Mexico to present an advance report on NAFTA to the US congress.
Posted by Carlos Calderon on June 21, 2018
Drafted in 1992, the NAFTA document was designed to define the rules of commerce between Mexico, Canada and the United States.