Penner & Associates - Mexico Law Firm and Business Consulting for Mexico

For professional assistance & information on legal & business matters regarding Mexico and Latin America, please contact:

ATTORNEYS AT LAW FOR MEXICO
Please contact us at our Mexico offices located at:
Apartado Postal No. 9
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
TEL. US.: (800) 856-5709
Local Phone (415) 152-3648

e-mail E-MAIL

 

BUSINESS CONSULTANTS FOR MEXICO
REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE ASSISTANCE FOR MEXICO
At our Phoenix or Mexico Offices
P.O. Box 42773
Phoenix, Arizona 85080
Tel: (623) 242-7442

e-mail E-MAIL

OUR MEXICO CITY OFFICES
Montecito no. 38 Piso 37 Oficina 37
Edificio World Trade Center
Colonia Napolis C.P. 03810
Mexico, Distrito Federal

Tel: (55)5351-0438

e-mail
E-MAIL

 

IMPORT EXPORT

 

Choose one: Customs Brokers , Directories , (US) Export Assistance Center , Legal Aspects form the U.S. Point of View, Other Topics , US Commercial Service Posts Abroad , Terms Used , Laws of Mexico , Treaties ,

FITA.ORG , (INTERNATIONAL SALES, DISTRIBUTORSHIPS, FRANCHISING, & JOINT VENTURES IN MEXICO)

 

 

CUSTOMS BROKERS

Customs Brokers are the service providers that process the transfer of merchandise and goods from one country to another (through customs). They deal with filings required by the Customs Authority of the country in which they are located.

Following is a listing of Customs Brokers located in Phoenix, Arizona. (Like these, there are customers brokers in almost every city in the U.S. and abroad)

CUSTOMS BROKERS IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA

AEI RADIX GROUP INT'L. (336)
Michael Edwards
4555 E. Elwood St., Ste. 1 1 1
Phoenix, AZ 85040
PHONE: (602) 517-0030
FAX:(602) 517-0681

ARIZONA CUSTOMS BROKERS (574)
Robert Hornyan
P. 0. Box 20082
Phoenix, AZ 85036
PHONE: (602) 273-0912
FAX:(602) 273-1842

W. J. BYRNES & GO. (620)
Kathy Niemeyer
P. 0. Box 20623
Phoenix, AZ 85036
PHONE: (602) 244-1752
FAX: (602) 273-1150

CIRCLE INTERNATIONAL, INC. (004)
Judy Allen
4620 E. Elwood St., Ste. 6
Phoenix, AZ 85040
PHONE: (602) 966-9799
FAX:(602) 966-3442

EXPEDITORS INTERNATIONAL (231)
Pam Ervin
3645 E. Atlanta Ave., Ste. 2
Phoenix, AZ 85036
PHONE: (602) 437-8877
FAX:(602) 437-8686

FRITZ COMPANIES, INC. (110)
Karen Wilson
4141 E. Raymond Dr.
Phoenix, AZ 85040
PHONE: (602) 470-4040
FAX: (602) 470-4047

KUEHNE & NAGEL (101)
Edward lvins
4202 E. Elwood St., Ste. 23
Phoenix, AZ 85040
PHONE: (602) 437-8108
FAX:(602) 437-4816

CHARLES M. SCHAYER & CO.
(700) Ruth Nelson 806 S. 56th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85043
PHONE: (602) 233-3855
FAX: (602) 233-2859

SCHENKER INT'L., INC. (322)
Nick Van Nice 2402 S. 18th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034-6709
PHONE: (602) 258-7447
FAX:(602) 258-7797

 

DIRECTORIES

http://export.uswest.com (The Export Yellow Pages in the U.S.)

 

(U.S.) EXPORT ASSISTANCE CENTER

TEL: 1-800-872-8723

 

LEGAL ASPECTS FROM THE U.S. POINT OF VIEW

Please see the the site http://www.doc.gov/ogc/occic ( http://www.ita.doc.gov ) to view legal aspects of international trade and Investment from the U.S. point of view. sponsored by the Office of the Chief Counsel for international Commerce - U.S. government. Examples Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; Intern-American Convention Against Corruption; Apostille: Authentication of Official Documents; Letters of Credit; International Arbitration;

 

OTHER TOPICS

See other related topics on import/export to/from Latin America at Latin Business elsewhere on this website.

For Exports from Mexico , see their directory at http://www.exports-mexico.com.mx ,
also see http://www.siem.gob.mx

 

US Commercial Service Posts Abroad

Argentina
American Embassy , Buenos Aires
Senior Commercial Officer
Tel (from US) : 011-54-1-777-2169
Fax: (from US): 011-54-1-777-0673

Brazil
American Consulate General, Sao Paulo
Senior Commercial Officer
Tel: (from US): 011-55-11-853-2011
Fax: (from US): 011-55-11-853-2744
Av. Paulista 2439

American Consulate Agency, Belem
Commercial Officer
Tel: (from US) : 011-55-91-223-0800
Fax: (from US): 011-55-91-223-0413
Mailing only: APO AA 34030

American Consulate Agency, Belo Horizonte
Commercial Officer
Tel: (from US) : 011-55-31-281-7271
Fax: (from US): 011-55-31-281-6551
Mailing only: APO AA 34030

American Embassy, Brasilla
Commercial Attaché
Tel: (from US) : 011-55-61-321-7272
Fax: (from US): 011-55-61-225-9136
Avenida das Nocoes, Lote 3

American Consulate General, Rio de Janeiro
Commercial Officer
Tel: (from US): 011-55-21-292-7117
Fax: (from US): 011-55-21-240-0439
Avenida Presidente Wilson, 147

Chile
American Embassy , Santiago
Senior Commercial Officer
Tel:(from US): 011-56-2-330-3310
Fax:(from US): 011-56-2-330-3172
Codina Bujilding, 1343 Agustinas

Colombia
American Embassy, Bogota
Senior Commercial Officer
Tel: (from US): 011-57-1-315-2126
Fax: (from US):011-57-1-315-2171
Calle 38, No. 8-61

Costa Rica
American Embassy, San Jose
Senior Commercial Officer
Tel: (from US): 011-506-220-3939
Fax: (from US):011-506-231-4783
Avenida 0, Calle 120, PAVAS

Dominican Republic
American Embassy, Santo Domingo
Senior Commercial Officer
Tel: (from US): 1-809-221-2171
Fax: (from US):1-809-688-4838
Penson y Calle Leopoldo Navarro, Unit 5515

Ecuador
American Embassy, Quito
Senior Commercial Officer
Tel: (from US): 011-593-561-404
Fax: (from US):011-593-504-550
Avenida 12 de Octubre y Avenida Patria

American Consulate General, Guayaquil
Commercial Assistant
Tel: (from US): 011-593-4-323-570
Fax: (from US):011-593-4-325-286
9 de Octubre y Garcia Moreno

Guatemala
American Embassy, Guatemala
Senior Commercial Officer
Tel: (from US): 011-502-3-31-1541
Fax: (from US):011-502-3-31-7373
7-01 Avenida de la Reforma, Unit 3306

Honduras
American Embassy, Tegucigalpa
Senior Commercial Officer
Tel: (from US): 011-504-36-9230
Fax: (from US):011-504-38-2888
Avenida La Paz

Panama
American Embassy, Panama
Senior Commercial Officer
Tel: (from US):011-507-227-1777
Fax: (from US):011-507-227-1713
Avenida Balboa y Calle 38, Apartado 6959

Peru
American Embassy, Lima
Senior Commercial Officer
Tel: (from US): 011-51-1-434-3040
Fax: (from US):011-51-1-434-3041
Larrabure y Unanue 119

Venezuela

American Embassy, Caracas
Senior Commercial Officer
Tel: (from US): 011-58-2-977-0221
Fax: (from US): 011-58-2-977-2177
Avenida Francisco de Miranda y
Avenida Principal de la Floresta

 

Terms Used

CIF (cost, insurance & freight) Price to a specific port of import (usually used only on ship transport).

CFR (cost & freight) Price to a specific port of import (insurance not included ) (usually used only on ship transport).

CPT (CIP) (carriage paid to) (carriage and insurance paid to) Price to a specific port of import. Normally used when shipping by means other than ship - i.e. by air or land).

EXW (ex works) Price at point of origin where work was done (i.e. ex factory, ex mill, ex warehouse).

FCA (free carrier) Price to a specific place and placed on board a transport (replaces FOB -Free On Board).

FOB (free on board) Price to a specific place, included delivery of goods on board transport.

Common International Shipping Documents All paperwork related to international shipment of goods (normally the job of the freight forwarder) (documents can include: bill of loading , certificate of origin , commercial invoice , consular invoice)

Bill of Lading A contract between a shipper and a common carrier, showing the terms for the transport of the goods. This can act as a negotiable instrument showing the terms under which title transfers from seller to the buyer. If authorized, a master bill of lading can be issued by the carrier (steamship - holding a container of good) to the freight forwarder, who can in turn issue "daughter" bills of lading to the individual exporters that have goods in the container (consolidated shipment).

Certificate of Origin A document that attests to the origin of shipment of goods from a particular country (port).

Commercial Invoice Invoice that identifies (among several items) the type, quantity and packaging of goods being held as well as the terms of the transaction.

Consular Invoice Document used to pass goods through customs at point of destination, containing (among other items) a detailed description of the goods shipped (assisting in the collection of duties and fees upon arrival at the port of destination).

 

Laws of Mexico

Federal Customs Law

Federal Law on Foreign Commerce (Ley de Comercio Exterior)

 

Treaties

NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement)

Other Treaties ( for treaties in general regarding Mexico see Treaties elsewhere on this website. )

 

FITA.ORG (FEDERATION OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATIONS)

For those involved in international trade, this might be a source of additional information ( http://www.fita.org )

 

Also

MacRAE’s and CTI may  be valuable resources to source, buy and sell industrial good and services.

 

You can check out  http://www.macraesbluebook.com/ and http://www.ctidirectory.com/