ITA - Streamlined process for products entering Mexico 

May 31: The International Trade Administration (ITA) this week reported on recently implemented and streamlined audit procedures for the verification of products entering Mexico.

As explained in the ITA release, the new procedures are intended to avoid the illegal transshipment of textiles and other products under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and uses a sampling method approach to reduce the amount of paperwork, cost ,and time for U.S. companies to comply with the rules.


Other ITA released for the week of May 28 - May 31, 2013 include findings of:


  • Countervailable subsidization of imports of certain frozen warmwater shrimp from China, India, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam, but no subsidization of imports from Ecuador and Indonesia

    Read the report [PDF 140 KB]


  • Dumping of imports of xanthan gum from Austria and China

    Read the report [PDF 112 KB]


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