Home Mexico Forum Mexico Guide Moving to Mexico Real Estate Healthcare in Mexico
Mexico
Resources
City Guides
JoinSign In
Take the 2020 Expat Exchange Survey

Mexico Expat Forum

Made in China

Post New Topic
yazfla
1/9/2010 08:17 EST

I have heard that items made in China are an issue. Electronic devices, cloths etc are confiscated and destroyed when shipped into Mexico. I was told that we should take what we need with us on the plane in order to avoid this issue.We will be living in Mexico for 3 years.
Any advice out there on this issue?

Post a Reply

00abuse

RVGRINGO
1/9/2010 11:21 EST

You may bring in a reasonable amount of used personal goods for your visit to Mexico. You could contact your nearest Mexican consulate for more details, or use Google to search for the various Mexican government sites, including Aduana Mexicana and INM.
Shipping things separately is very expensive and Chinese goods may be subject to import duties as high as 500%. Your used clothing and household goods, up to the permitted limits, won't be a problem. Basically, if you have to pay for shipping or excess baggage, it probably isn't worth bringing it to Mexico. Everything you might need is available here.

Post a Reply

00abuse

Expatriate Health Insurance

Get a quote for expat health insurance in Mexico.

International Moving Companies

Moving to Mexico? Get a moving quote.


Mail Forwarding to Mexico

Mail Forwarding to Mexico.


Expat Tax

Expat Tax Preparation, Expat Tax Professionals

Join Today (free)

Join Expat Exchange to meet expats in your area or get advice before your move. It's FREE and takes 1 minute!

Cigna Expat Health InsuranceExpatriate Health Insurance

Get a quote for expat health insurance in Mexico from our partner, Cigna Global Health.
Get a Quote

15-Expats-Talk-About-Life-in-Mexico15 Expats Talk About Life in Mexico

Expats share some insight into what it's like to live in Mexico on a day-to-day basis once you actually make the move and get there.
Expats share some insight into what it's like to live in Mexico on a day-to-day basis once you actually make the move and get there....

Expats-in-Mexico-CityLiving in Mexico City

Expats talk about the best places to live in Mexico City, living near work to avoid hours of traffic every day, crime in Mexico City, international schools and much more.

Expats talk about the best places to live in Mexico City, living near work to avoid hours of traffic every day, crime in Mexico City, international schools and much more. ...

Living-in-Mexico-CityIs Mexico City Safe?

Is Mexico City Safe? What are the safest neighborhoods in Mexico City? Expats answer these questions and offer tips (based upon first-hand experience) for avoiding being the victim of a crime.

Is Mexico City Safe? What are the safest neighborhoods in Mexico City? Expats answer these questions and offer tips (based upon first-hand experience) for avoiding being the victim of a crime. ...

Retirement-In-Lake-ChapalaAn Expat Shares What it's Like Retiring in Lake Chapala, Mexico

A retiree who has lived all over the world as a house sitter, talks about packing up and making the permanent move to Lake Chapala, Mexico. She had been there many times before and is thrilled she finally made the move - she appreciates the lower cost of living, expat community, close proximity to Guadalajara.

A retiree who has lived all over the world as a house sitter, talks about packing up and making the permanent move to Lake Chapala, Mexico. She had been there many times before and is thrilled she fi...

Moving-To-Poza-RicaAn Expat Talks about Moving to Poza Rica, Mexico

An expat talks about what it's like living in a city in Mexico that's not popular among expats. While the cost of living was extremely low, he advises others to choose cities with a more expats.

An expat talks about what it's like living in a city in Mexico that's not popular among expats. While the cost of living was extremely low, he advises others to choose cities with a more expats. ...

Mexico Guide
Other Links
Our Story Our Team Contact Us Submit an Article Advertising Travel Warnings

Copyright 1997-2020 Burlingame Interactive, Inc.

Privacy Policy Legal