Resources for exporters


Sites including information regarding US exports to Mexico:

  • If you are thinking about the possibility of exporting your product, the U.S. Department of State provides information on how to do business abroad and country background notes. ( www.state.gov/business/ )

  • The Department of Commerce has developed a special web site to make easier for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) access to information and documents needed to conduct business abroad. This site provides companies with an extensive guide to exporting, as well as a list of sources on market research. ( www.export.gov )

  • The Trade Information Center (TIC) , was established as a source for US companies that seek Federal programs and activities that support US exports such as procedures, tariffs and taxes on imports and exports; international standards, IPR's and government procurement; distribution channels and market opportunities. ( http://www.trade.gov/td/tic/ )

  • The US Department of Agriculture has a Trade Assistance and Promotion Office which provides information on foreign markets for agricultural products. ( www.fas.usda.gov )

  • Within the US Embassy in Mexico , t he U.S. Commercial Service , an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is responsible for promoting non-agricultural U.S. exports. It has offices in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, and Tijuana. Each of these offices serves regions with distinct commercial and industrial characteristics . Additionally, the Foreign Agriculture Service is responsible for USDA's overseas market information and trade policy activities, including analysis of supply and demand conditions, trade trends, and market access issues. Finally, the US State Offices have the common objective of supporting the business sectors of their respective states in exporting to the Mexican market. State offices generally offer a variety of services, including the initiation, expansion or optimization of exports of products or services produced in their states . ( www.usembassy-mexico.gov/emenu.html )

  • The American Chamber of Commerce Mexico is an organization that represents, promotes and develops U.S. business interests in Mexico, serving the business community in trade and investment between the U.S. and Mexico. The Chamber maintains an information resource center to provide reliable information about business concerns in Mexico. Its main office is in Mexico City, with divisions in Guadalajara and Monterrey. (www.amcham.com.mx)

  • The United States – Mexico Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit corporation operating through 12 offices in Mexico and the United States, whose main purpose is to promote trade, investment and joint ventures on both sides of the border. All chapters and offices, with strong local membership and international contacts, help businesses bridge differences in legal, regulatory and economic systems, as well as language and culture.  (http://www.usmcoc.org/)