Exporting Products to MEXICO

Mexico is located in the southernmost portion of North America, bordered by the United States, the Pacific Ocean, Guatemala, Belize, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico. Its largest city and capital is Mexico City.

Trade agreement with the EU: Yes, read more here
Mexican national currency: Peso (MXN)
Main official language: Spanish


tt_air Transit time via air from the UK to airport in Mexico is approximately 1 to 3 days. Mexico's main cargo international airports are located in Mexico City (Benito Juarez), and Guadalajara (Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla).


tt_sea Transit time via sea from the UK to port in Mexico is approximately 16 to 28 days. Mexico’s main sea ports are Manzanillo and Lazaro Cardenas on the pacific coast; Veracruz and Altamira on the east coast.


docs Export documents required include packing list, commercial invoice, and health / organic / origin / phytosanitary certificate(s) where applicable. Requirements for the Mexican importer include tax indentification number (RFC), and registration as importer at SAT. Requirements for the British exporter include having an EORI number.


Top-10 products exported from the United Kingdom to Mexico in 2017

1. Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical
    appliances; parts thereof
    .................................................................................................$432.9 m

2. Vehicles; other than railway or tramway rolling stock,
    and parts and accessories thereof
    .................................................................................................$237.1 m

3. Pharmaceutical products
    .................................................................................................$236.4 m

4. Beverages, spirits and vinegar
    .................................................................................................$162.0 m

5. Organic chemicals
    .................................................................................................$123.2 m

6. Optical/photo/technical/medical apparatus
    .................................................................................................$88.6 m

7. Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof
    .................................................................................................$76.6 m

8. Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation
    .................................................................................................$70.0 m

9. Electrical/electronic equipment
    .................................................................................................$66.1 m

10. Works of art, collectors pieces and antiques
    .................................................................................................$56.5 m

Source: UN Comtrade



Find opportunities to export to Mexico

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The UK Department for International Trade (DIT), offers an online data base where you can search for current export opportunities and pitch your products to overseas buyers including Mexican importers.



Import Taxes/Restrictions in Mexico

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Visit the official mexican tariff classification website at SAT to consult the applicable import taxes and restrictions (if any) for a particular tariff code.


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