Sub-subject: Mexico-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement. Syllabus:
- Introduction to the Agreement for the Strengthening of the Economic Partnership between
Mexico and Japan
- Protocol Amending the Agreement.
- Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Japan-Mexico
- Regional Value Content.
- Certificate of Origin.
- Economic relationships between Mexico and Japan.
- Japanese exports to Mexico.
- Investments in Mexico by Japanese companies.
Sample of the Sub-subject: Mexico-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA):
Sub-Subject Description: Mexico-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement:
The United Mexican States-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) entered into force in 2005.
The objectives of the Mexico-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement are to:
- Liberalise and facilitate international trade in products and services between Mexico and Japan
- Increase foreign direct investment opportunities
- Improve opportunities for exporters to participate in Government procurement
- Promote cooperation and coordination for the efficient enforcement of competition laws
between Mexico and Japan
- Create efficient procedures for the implementation and operation of the Mexico-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement and the resolution of disputes
- Establish a framework for further bilateral cooperation.
The Mexico-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement covers
- Bilateral trade in products
- National Treatment
- Elimination of Customs Duties
- Rules and certificate of origin
- Customs Procedures
- Foreign Trade facilitation
- Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
- Cross-Border Trade in Services
- Financial services
- Government Procurement
- Dispute Settlement
- Payments transfers and restrictions to safeguard the balance of payments
Foreign Trade Mexico-Japan.
- United Mexican States exports to Japan shows a new record, surpassing the 3.8 billion dollars exported in 2008.
- On October 2011, exports growth 10.4% over the same period of 2010.
- Exports of Mexico to Japan reached 3.3 billion dollars (an 18.9 % growth).
- Exports from Japan to the United Mexican States were 13.4 billion dollars.
- The main sectors attracting
foreign direct investments of Japan are automotive and auto parts, electronics, metallurgic, machinery, agribusiness, and information technology services.
Mexico belongs to the Latin American Economic Area of the Western Christian Civilisation
and Japan to the Japanese civilisation.
Mexico's Free Trade Agreements (FTA)