Exporting to Mexico – legal requirements

26 July 2021

Our Exporting to Mexico guide summarises the laws and regulations applying to products imported into Mexico, including customs requirements and procedures, import duties, intellectual property, consumer protection and immigration.

Mexico is New Zealand’s largest trading partner in Latin America and 21st largest export market overall and there are significant areas for opportunity and growth in this country of over 130 million people. This is especially so as both countries are foundation members of the free trade zone created by the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans –Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

In 2019, bilateral trade between Mexico and New Zealand exceeded US $539m and New Zealand’s accumulated investment in Mexico was US $512m (0.09% of Mexico’s total FDI ) New Zealand’s largest exports into Mexico are: dairy products, meat, commercial services, and machinery, including health devices.

We provide a high level guide for New Zealand companies looking to export to Mexico, including documentation and compliance requirements and legal considerations.

Read our guide below.


Read our Exporting to Mexico guide

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