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June 2020 Regulatory Update: South and Central America

June 2020 Regulatory Update: South and Central America

Our professionals report notable regulatory updates for June 2020. Biz Latin Hub’s team of legal and accounting professionals based across Latin America report the following notable regulatory updates for June 2020 in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay. In our regulatory update series, we report on legal and other reforms that could significantly impact businesses in Latin America. Note that this not an exhaustive list of all...

Perceptions of Doing Business in Latin America: Cautious Optimism For Future Growth and Opportunities

Perceptions of Doing Business in Latin America: Cautious Optimism For Future Growth and Opportunities

In June 2020, the Biz Latin Hub team launched a survey asking for information about individuals’ perceptions about doing business in Latin America. In June 2020, the Biz Latin Hub team launched a survey asking for information about individuals’ perceptions about doing business in Latin America. We received a range of responses from 75 business owners, executives, government officials and other specialists operating in over 40 countries worldwide. 57.3% of respondents are considering expanding...

Outsource Your HR and Payroll in Mexico with a Local Provider

Outsource Your HR and Payroll in Mexico with a Local Provider

Outsourcing your HR and payroll in Mexico with a local provider is very common among companies expanding their business in the country, especially during a period where international travel is restricted. It is the best way of delegating recruitment and payroll management activities through a third party, also known as a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) or Employer of Record in Mexico. This process allows business owners to reduce costs, streamline incorporation processes, decrease the...

5 Tips for Buying Real Estate in Mexico

5 Tips for Buying Real Estate in Mexico

Get key advice from local specialists on how to manage the process of buying real estate in Mexico. Thanks to its varied climate, geographic location and business potential, Mexico is an attractive option for local and foreign investors who want to buy a property in Mexico. Citizens, residents and even companies accredited as Mexican can own one or more private properties in the national territory. Investing in a property in Mexico, whether for residential or commercial purposes, is a smart...

Survey: Help Us Understand Current Attitudes on Doing Business in Latin America

Survey: Help Us Understand Current Attitudes on Doing Business in Latin America

Take our short survey and share your perceptions about the current and future outlook for doing business in Latin America: Perceptions of doing business in Latin America | Hacer negocios en América Latina We are seeking to understand general attitudes about working or doing business in Latin America, and understand what individuals and companies may be planning for the future. We are seeking to understand general attitudes about working or doing business in Latin America, and understand what...

How to Register Your Trademark in Mexico

How to Register Your Trademark in Mexico

Find out how to register your trademark in Mexico in order to protect your brand and unique designs for the benefit of your company. This includes carrying out a thorough trademark search in Mexico to ensure your distinctive signs are unique and eligible for exclusive use. Over recent decades, Mexico has become an increasingly low risk, high growth economy providing an attractive environment for business. An average of 35,000 small and medium enterprises are created on a monthly basis, in key...

Top Sectors for Business Between Canada and Mexico

Top Sectors for Business Between Canada and Mexico

Business opportunities between Canada and Mexico are often overshadowed by trade with the United States. Despite this, according to the World Integrated Trade Solution, Mexico is Canada’s fifth-largest trading partner. Mexico also has the eleventh-largest economy in the world with a population of almost 300 million. Business between Canada and Mexico has strengthened since creating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1994. NAFTA is a free trade region between Canada, Mexico and...

US-Mexico Trade to Continue During Restricted Travel Period

US-Mexico Trade to Continue During Restricted Travel Period

According to the US and Mexico governments, it is essential to take measures to reduce the impact that COVID-19 could have on the economic and commercial relationship between the USA and Mexico. The two governments aim to maintain US-Mexico trade during this time. Leaders agreed to apply restrictive measures at the border to control the flow of people between Mexico and the USA. US-Mexico trade during restricted travel period Individuals engaged in lawful cross-border trade are permitted to...

Could Mexico’s Manufacturing Sector Overshadow China’s?

Could Mexico’s Manufacturing Sector Overshadow China’s?

Find out how Mexico's manufacturing sector offers the right benefits and a favorable business environment for expanding companies and those seeking cost-effective manufacturing components. Prior to the current global contingency planning caused by COVID-19, Mexico was already a well-known, strong performer in manufacturing. The country offers certain advantages and tax benefits and simplification of processes in some government procedures. While China and the US remain entangled in trade...

What are the Free Trade Agreements in Guatemala?

What are the Free Trade Agreements in Guatemala?

Guatemala is bolstered by free trade agreements with the United States, the European Union and other Central American countries. The diverse country is blessed by its strategic location, representing a natural bridge between North and South America. In addition, the country takes advantage of being located in the Eastern Standard Time (EST)  zone, which is congruent with key hubs of the lucrative North American market. Guatemala, therefore, meets the best preconditions for conducting trade and...

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