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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?

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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.

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