Mexico Expands List of Food Products Free of Import Duties

Posted by Arturo González on 1/27/23 5:00 PM

On January 6, 2023, in the Diario Oficial, the government of Mexico published a list of food products that are exempt from import duties. Additionally, administrative facilities are granted to various merchandise under the “basic basket” for private consumption. “Basic basket” products include rice, tuna, pork, and various types of produce. Eligible importers should be registered and active in the Register of Importers of Basic Basket Products under a Single Universal License. The list covers 135 statistical breakouts of the harmonized system contained in 22 chapters. Entry into force was January 7, 2023 and extends through December 31, 2023.

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Topics: Duties, Mexico, Food, Agriculture

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