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Dear clients, suppliers and business partners:

 

We are thrilled to bring you our June 2014 edition of this newsletter. The goal of this newsletter is to provide you with quick and useful information for your business with Mexico.

 

As a company, we value your opinion and we encourage you to contact us in case you have questions or comments through: Mexicon Logistics

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New Mexican trucking regulations to generate US$10bn benefit - ministry", Published  

 

New regulations governing the maximum weight and dimensions of trucks in Mexico will generate a 125bn-peso (US$9.66bn) benefit over the next five years, according to the transport and communications ministry (SCT).

 

The new regulations specify a maximum weight of 75.5t per truck, impose a maximum speed of 80km/h and prohibit the use of specific highways for double-articulated trucks. 

 

These measures will reap benefits because, among other factors, there will be a reduction in highway maintenance costs due to lighter vehicles, according to the SCT's cost-benefit analysis published on the federal regulation commission's (Cofemer) website. 

 

   

 

 

 

Schneider Logistics will pay $21 million to settle a class-action civil lawsuit brought by about 1,800 Southern California dockworkers who claimed they were not paid properly. 

 

A "notice of proposed settlement" was filed May 13 in the U.S. District Court of Judge Christina Snyder in Los Angeles, and was signed by lawyers for Schneider, Wal-Mart Stores and the plaintiffs. Terms of the settlement were worked out after two days of nonbinding mediation between the parties in San Francisco...

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During the first three months of 2014, Mexican exports to the United States totaled US $69.1 billion.

The aforementioned figure represents a 3.7% rise in dollar value over the same period year over year. Through the first three months of the present year, Chinese exports to the United States grew at a rate of just 3%. In dollar terms, product shipped to the US from China was valued at a bit over US $100 billion during the months of January, February and March. In contrast, imports from the other US major trading partner, Canada, decreased by .6%, and had a value of $ US 81.5...

 

 

 

 


The North of England PI Club reports exports of the key steel making ingredient from Mexico have been complicated since late April 2014.

 

It says serious problems have been experienced by four vessels calling at Manzanillo to load iron ore cargoes.

 

"Recently the shipments on board two vessels were confiscated by customs authorities after they had been loaded," the club said in a note to its members...

 

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NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the next five years, the Government of Mexico plans to invest more than $100 Billion to modernize its transportation and telecommunications sectors. In order to support the country's ambitious reform efforts and position U.S. firms for success in implementing critical infrastructure projects supporting Mexico's 2014-2018 National Development Program, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and Mexico's Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT) are partnering to host ConnectMEX: U.S.-Mexico Transport and Telecom Conference from May 28-30, 2014 in Mexico City.
 
This conference will bring together U.S. companies and project sponsors from throughout Mexico to discuss specific project and procurement opportunities in the transportation and telecommunications sectors...

 

Did you know?...

Puerto Vallarta in Mexico will become an island and float away

  

 

I know what you're thinking:"Tequila prices have been rising for years, but 225,000 dollars for a bottle is ridiculous!"  

 

Literary-minded travel writers describing Puerto Vallarta as an "island of tourist delights" probably don't realize that their words are closer to the truth than they might imagine. At present, Puerto Vallarta has plenty of tourist facilities but is certainly not an island. The Pacific Ocean may swish against Vallarta's beaches on one side, but there is no ocean in any other direction where land-based highways link Vallarta to inland centers like Tepic and Guadalajara. But, Vallarta's coastline is slowly changing . . .

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Mexican inventor won first color TV patent.

  

 



Guillermo González Camarena was just 23 years old in 1940 when he submitted his application in Mexico for a US Patent. He was granted Patent No. 2,296,019 protecting his development of an "improved chromoscopic adapter" using the "Trichromatic" system for color television transmissions.

 

    

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News - Mexicom
New Mexican trucking regulations to generate US$10bn benefit - ministry...
Schneider Logistics to Pay $21 Million to Dockworkers in Class-Action Lawsuit...
Mexican exports to the US achieve higher growth rate than China's...
Mexico's iron ore exports are being hampered by a crackdown against the alleged involvement of organ...
USTDA to host ConnectMEX: U.S.-Mexico Transport and Telecom Conference...
Did you know?...
Puerto Vallarta in Mexico will become an island and float away...
Mexican inventor won first color TV patent....

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Statistical information of international trade in Mexico


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Phone: (514) 667-0174     

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I m p o r t a n t   R e m a i n d e r  

We remind our clients, suppliers and business partners, that you can contact our Operations Department at anytime: 
 

Aldo Medina 

Monday to Friday 

from 9:30 to 18:30 pm 

[email protected]    

 

Raul Almanza 

Monday to Friday 

from 8:00 to 17:00 pm 

[email protected]

 

 

Javier Vergara 

Monday to Friday 

from 13:00 to 21:00 hours 

Saturdays

from 9:00 to 14:00 hours. 

[email protected]

  

 

Tel.: (514) 667-0174     

They will be happy to assist you! 

 

 


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