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Doing business in Mexico

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Mexico.

eBooks

The Library provides full text access to a selection of key business and reference eBooks from leading publishers.

Passport Mexico: Your Pocket Guide to Mexican Business, Customs & Etiquette
Malat, Randy (World Trade Press, 2008)

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Useful links

Ease of Doing Business in Mexico
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.

Guides

Global Trader guide to global markets
Export guide published in association with British Chambers of Commerce featuring a profile of this country along with overviews of key industry sectors and regional trends.

Doing business in Mexico
Country guide published by HSBC in association with PwC in March 2013. Sections cover:

  • conducting business
  • taxation
  • audit and accountancy
  • employment law
  • trade
  • banking.

Doing Business in Mexico 2012
Report published by the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation that compares business regulations in 31 states and Mexico City.

Global Trader Guide to Latin American and Caribbean Markets 2012
Export guide published by British Chambers of Commerce in September 2011 featuring country profiles, overviews of key industry sectors and regional trends.

Doing Business in Mexico
Guide prepared by a local firm within the UHY network which provides an overview of the relevant issues to consider when establishing a business in this country. Published in 2013.

Doing Business in Mexico
Country guide from Baker Tilly International providing an overview of rules and regulations covering business entities and accounting, finance and investment, employment regulations and tax. Published in December 2014.

Doing Business in Mexico
A guide from PKF International which provides an overview of the country, types of business entities, accounting, taxation and other useful information.

Import and export

Market Access Database
Useful guidance covering this region compiled by the European Commission aimed at EU countries exporting to the rest of the world. The Exporter's Guide to Import Formalities lists relevant import procedures, documents and requirements by product code and country or customs area.

Law and regulation

Doing Business Law Library: Mexico
Links to business laws and regulations collated by the World Bank. Topics include:

  • banking and credit laws
  • bankruptcy and collateral laws
  • commercial and company laws
  • labour laws
  • land and building laws
  • securities laws
  • tax laws
  • trade laws.

Doing business in… Country Q&A tool
Useful tool from Practical Law that allows users to compare summaries of key legal issues across several jurisdictions, including this country. Summaries cover:

  • the legal system
  • foreign investment
  • business vehicles
  • employment
  • tax
  • competition
  • intellectual property
  • marketing agreements
  • e-commerce
  • data protection
  • product liability.

International debt collection handbook
Detailed guide compiled by Atradius looking at debt collection procedures, legislation and culture across 35 countries, including a profile of this jurisdiction. Profiles include information on:

  • the amicable phase
  • legal procedures
  • enforcement
  • insolvency proceedings
  • arbitration and mediation.

Forums and support networks

Mexico Chamber of Commerce
A forum for business people to network and encourage best practice, trade and investment.

Embassies and consulates

Publications

Buy books from Amazon on doing business in Mexico

Articles and books in the Library collection

Selected books

The Business Operations in... series from Bloomberg BNA provides expert guidance on the tax aspects of expanding and operating businesses abroad.

Business Operations in Mexico
Analysis of the business environment in Mexico, focusing on: the economy and government, operating a business, forms of doing business, principal taxes and taxation of domestic corporations.

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