For more information about the USMCA, please visit the USTR website. NAFTA covers services other than air, marine and basic telecommunications. The agreement also provides protection for intellectual property rights in a wide range of areas, including patents, trademarks and copyrighted material. NAFTA`s procurement provisions apply not only to goods, but also to contracts for services and work at the federal level. In addition, U.S. investors are assured of equal treatment for domestic investors in Mexico and Canada. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which came into force in 1994 and created a free trade area for Mexico, Canada and the United States, is the most important feature of bilateral trade relations between the United States and Mexico. On January 1, 2008, all tariffs and quotas for U.S. exports to Mexico and Canada were eliminated under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Mexico is the third largest trading partner of the United States and the second largest export market for U.S. products. In 2018, Mexico was our third largest trading partner (after Canada and China) and the second largest export market.
Total trade in goods and services totaled $678 billion and this trade directly and indirectly supports millions of jobs in the United States. In 2018, the United States sold $265 billion in U.S. products to Mexico and $34 billion in services for a total of $299 billion in U.S. sales to Mexico. Mexico is the top or second largest export destination for 27 U.S. states. If they do not have a full NAFTA certificate updated before the expiry date, the benefits of free trade will be lost and may require the payment of customs duties, taxes and royalties to CBP. Due to the high volume of NAFTA certificates processed each year, we advise you to start this process now so you have time to process your certificate. To renew your certificate, please complete a new NAFTA Certificate of Origin and return it at least 30 days before the expiry date of your current certificate. For clients whose NAFTA certificates contain more than 20 articles and your form (CBP) 434, please provide a practice table in this format. Note that in box 5, you must add „see attached” if a calculation table is attached to Form CBP 434.
You must use an approved NAFTA certificate and ensure that all information provided is complete and correct. (Note: A CBP audit may require a full review of all certification information.) If you are a participant in My Global Trade Data, you can use My Forms to create an online framework certificate. If you`re not currently a My Global Trade Data subscriber, you can log in for free by taking the following steps: Below, you`ll find a link to the Portable Document (PDF) format. The content of the form is duplicated in HTML via the PDF link. Case 3: provide the full legal name, address (including country) and legal tax identification number in box 1 of the manufacturer. If the certificate contains more than a manufacturer`s property, attach a list of additional manufacturers, including the legal name, address (including country) and legal tax identification number that is referenced on the goods described in box 5.