Mexico

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Many small businesses take the US-Mexico relationship for granted. Ease of trade doesn’t mean zero restrictions, and companies may be surprised at the requirements necessary for doing business in and with Mexico.   Since NAFTA was implemented in 1994, US-Mexico trade routes have widened exponentially, boosting the economies of both countries. Tariffs were largely slashed, regulations loosened, and businesses large and small on both sides of the...

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Learning a new language can be a great way to expand your cultural palette. However, languages aren’t just for impressing your friends. It allows you to truly experience a nation’s culture, and makes traveling a breeze.. But it’s also a daunting task, and websites that offer training services or popular phrases tend to stick to the bases like“hello,” “goodbye,” and “where’s the bathroom?” If you’re planning...

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How to Do Business in Mexico

One of the best ways to grow your business is to join the global marketplace. While going international sounds like a big step, our neighbors to the north and south offer an easy way to source new products without going overseas. Mexico offers a uniquely secure landing area for US small businesses, especially in terms of tax breaks and lack of fees.   With the 13th largest...

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If you’re looking to do business with Mexico, one thing is going to become really clear. They prefer meeting face-to-face rather than with phone calls and emails. This means in order to build a strong relationship with your suppliers, you’re going to have to make the trip south of the border.   [qodef_blockquote text="In order to build a strong relationship with your suppliers, you’re going to have...

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Given the economic benefits of near-shoring to Mexico versus offshoring to China, as well as our geographic proximity to Mexico, American companies large and small are gaining advantage when they find suppliers in Mexico versus trying to navigate the complexities and other major issues that come with dealing with a Chinese equivalent.   Although China seems an obvious source of low-cost production and supplies, consider that Chinese wages have...

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