Mexico Announces Forced Labor Regulations

Posted by Janet Fragoso on 3/2/23 5:00 PM

On February 17, 2023, in the Official Gazette, the Government of Mexico released an agreement to stipulate that the entry of all imported goods must comply with the following:

  • These cannot be produced in whole or in part by forced or compulsory labor, including forced or compulsory child labor.

The agreement is part of several international commitments under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

The effective date for the agreement is 90 calendar days from the date of publication.

For more information, please see:

A statement from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) can be found here: 

Topics: Mexico, ILO, Forced Labor, USMCA

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