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Me and Carlos and Mexico Marvin West

Mexican businessman Carlos Slim Helú
© Jose Cruz, 2007
The richest man in the world is one of Mexico's many amazing contradictions. read more

Mexico's dynamic economy Robert Kleffel

It is often said that when the US gets a cold, Mexico gets pneumonia. This time it didn't happen. Let's look at the data from Mexico's dynamic economy. During this last recession, in the US millions of homes are in foreclosure, 250 banks failed, bailouts cost trillions of dollars, the deficit rose to 1.4 trillion dollars and unemployment remains above 9%. read more

Cultural differences and clarity in Mexico's business world Ilya Adler

When U.S. executives are sent to Mexico, they soon hear that Mexicans are "indirect" and "will not give you a straight answer, "especially if what needs to be communicated is unpleasant." Thus, the gen... read more

Mexico real estate and the recession J. Brad Grieve

Village street on Mexico's Chapala Lakeshore
North of the border, the real estate market has been influenced by the limited amount of credit available, causing banks to defer or decline applications for credit. On the other side of the equation, most homes in the area do not have mortgages, and the seller owns the home free and clear. read more

Did you know? The Green Revolution began in Mexico Tony Burton

Most people probably have a vague idea that the Green Revolution was something to do with improving crops in the developing world, but how many realize that it began in Mexico? In fact, the Green Revol... read more

Christmas shopping with the sliding US dollar Maggie Van Ostrand

This Christmas will really test a person's ability to stretch a dollar, especially a U.S. dollar, since we've been watching it shrink for quite awhile now. It certainly isn't necessary for big-mouth m... read more

The corn is as high as an elephant's eye Maggie Van Ostrand

Oscar Hammerstein II probably didn't realize when he wrote the lyrics for Broadway hit Oklahoma! that "The corn is as high as an elephant's eye," were prophetic words. Corn, at $4.21 a bushel (as of... read more

Business entry into Mexico Mexico Data On-Line

A. BUSINESS VISITOR: A business visitor is a person who is involved in any of the following: research and design - market research business transactions for manufacturing and production (m... read more

Maquiladora Mexico Data On-Line

The Mexican Assembly Program was started over 25 years ago in response to a private sector initiative designed to alleviate a high unemployment problem along the border with the United States. This was... read more

General information on Mexico Mexico Data On-Line

Mexico, the United Mexican States (in spanish Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is a federal republic situated in North America. It is bounded on the north by the United States; on the east by the U.S.... read more

Taxes in Mexico Mexico Data On-Line

The Mexican tax system has been subjected to comprehensive tax reform legislation, enacted principally in 1986 and 1988. The dramatic changes are an attempt to make it compatible with the tax systems o... read more

Intellectual property in Mexico Mexico Data On-Line

A. INTRODUCTION: The intellectual property of a business may be the most important asset that the business owns. The distinctive creation, invention, method or recognition of a company is the result o... read more

What is a maquiladora? Manufacturing in Mexico: The Mexican in-bond (Maquila) program Mexico Data On-Line

After slicing through all of the numerous definitions that cloud this question, the answer is, simply, that a maquiladora is a Mexican Corporation which operates under a maquila program approved for it... read more

Documents needed to ship your product to Mexico Mexico Data On-Line

Importers will use a customs broker (a private-sector provider of services) of choice to obtain release of the merchandise. The customs agent will provide to importers all necessary information relatin... read more

Challenges and opportunities at the turn of the century Mexico Data On-Line

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Getting married in Mexico Mexico Data On-Line

In Mexico only civil marriage is recognized as legal. Persons wishing to get married in Mexico may also have a religious ceremony, but it will have no legal implications. A civil wedding in Mexico is f... read more

Incorporation of a Mexican company Mexico Data On-Line

Foreigners can opt to establish a Mexican company or to acquire stock in an already established Mexican company to do business within Mexico, depending upon the need to have a presence and involvement ... read more

Doing business in Mexico: general legal, business & entry issues Mexico Data On-Line

Legal Framework Mexico has embarked on thee modernisation of its legal and judicial systems, and has introduced a substantial deregulation and improvement in the enforcement of its laws. Mexico’s l... read more

Entry of private vehicles into Mexico Mexico Data On-Line

Tourists traveling to Mexico by car must have a valid driver's license and a certificate of title or vehicle registration. In the case of a rented vehicle, it is necessary to show a rental agreement in the name of the person driving the vehicle. In the case of a company car, a notarized document proving that the vehicle was assigned to the driver and a proof of employment.

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Retiring in Mexico Mexico Data On-Line

A person can live in Mexico as a non-immigrant retiree with the income produced by his or her investments, interests or benefits earned outside the country or by any other income authorized by immigrat... read more

Basic guide for foreign investors in Mexico Mexico Data On-Line

To facilitate the entry of foreign investors, officials, professionals and/or technicians involved in any financial or economic activity in Mexico, authorities in Mexican Consulates abroad are empowered to issue the corresponding visas. Citizens or legal permanent residents of Canada and the United States may remain in Mexico for a maximum period of 30 days by obtaining the FMN immigration form, free of charge. This form is extended to "business visitors", "directors", "technicians" and "transferred personnel". The characteristics and requirements of this visa are as follows:

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Common questions asked Mexican customs Mexico Data On-Line

1. What are the basic documents I need to ship my goods to Mexico? NAFTA FACTS document 8401 provides detail on the documents needed to ship goods to Mexico. 2. I have been told that I cannot export ... read more

Gold trail to Santa María del Oro, Nayarit Wendy Devlin

Gold-colored walls line the main street through Santa María del Oro, Nayarit. Bumping along the cobblestones in our camper-van, we are following in the footsteps of the Spanish conquistadors. In 1504,... read more

Investment regulations in Mexico Gaceta Consular

New foreign investment regulations establish conditions under which --with strict adherence to the law-- foreign investors may legally participate as major stockholders with new investments in sections... read more
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