Tariff modifications in the south border of Mexico

Mexico modified its tariff system for the northern and southern border, with 0% tariff for 1,342 goods and 5% for another 393.

Friday, December 26, 2008

According to the PrensaLibre.COM / EFE article: "The measure will be in place on January 1st 2009, and will remain active for 5 years, until the last day of 2013".

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