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Mexico City New Official Name Requires Modifications to Forms in Blog Posts

Effective February 1, 2017, Mexico's capital name will officially be Mexico City or Ciudad de Mexico (CDMX). Read more...

Clarification on New CFDI Export Regulations in Mexico in Blog Posts

The Mexican Tax Authority (SAT) has revised the new CFDI export reporting regulations, that require electronically filed commercial invoices to accompany exported goods. SAT clarified that the paragraph 3.1.35 of the 2016 General Foreign Trade Rules applies to commercial products exported from Mexico, as defined by the Article 14 of the Foreign Trade Rules. Read more...

UPDATE: New Regulations in Mexico Will Affect Export of Biological Samples in Blog Posts

New regulations in Mexico that will require all exports to be accompanied by a legal Commercial Invoice processed by the Tax Authority (SAT) were recently amended by the Mexican authorities. Read more...

Mexico requires new tariff classification code for clinical trial kits in Blog Posts

Effective immediately, the local customs authority in Mexico has determined that the tariff classification code for  vacutainer tubes, needles and other articles contained in a clinical trial kit  should be 9018.39.99.

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Update: Mexican Export Regulations in Blog Posts

As of July 1, 2015, Mexican Customs will require all export declarations (PEDIMENTO) to include the following consignee details in the country of destination section: Read more...

Exporting Biological Samples From Mexico in Blog Posts

As a CRO or central lab conducting clinical trials in Latin America, you have probably experienced the regulatory complexities when exporting biological samples from Mexico. Exporting tissue and blood samples from Mexico are subject to specific export controls often requiring Export Permits.

There is however a way to simplify the process: you do not have to request an Export Permit, as long as you have an "Approved Protocol" from an organization in Mexico called COFEPRIS.  Read more...