Start a Pharmaceutical Company in Mexico

Start a Pharmaceutical Company in Mexico

A pharmaceutical company, also named a drug company, is a commercial company which is licensed to research, develop, sale and/or distribute medicines, usually in the field of healthcare.  In this article, our Mexico company formation advisors touch on a few key aspects related to starting a pharmaceutical company in Mexico. What is the profile of the pharmaceutical industry…
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Open a Publishing Company in Mexico

Open a Publishing Company in Mexico

A publishing company is a company which publishes literature, music or other types of information, making them available to the general public. Sometimes, the authors of such work can be their own publishers, which implies that the creators and developers of content also provide the media to distribute and display the content.  As follows,…
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Manufacturing Food Products in Mexico

Manufacturing Food Products in Mexico

Mexico represents the seventh largest agri-food product importer in the world, not including the EU. There are numerous large local food companies which supply the market in Mexico, as well as the export to other countries, mainly in Latin America. In this article, our Mexico company formation agents analyze a few aspects related to manufacturing…
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Selling Tobacco in Mexico

Selling Tobacco in Mexico

In 2016, the retail volume sales of cigarettes in Mexico registered a rise, which was due to the decrease of the illegal trade, causing higher consumptions of the legal tobacco products. New cigarette developments, such as the flavor capsules, also positively influenced the cigarette sales during the same year. In this article, our Mexico company…
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Open an E-Commerce Company in Mexico

Open an E-Commerce Company in Mexico

Last year, the B2C e-commerce turnover in Mexico increased with 26.21% to USD 4.8 billion. The country had an online population of 41.7 million who were 15 years of age and older. Out of the entire population, 16.2 million bought something from the internet in 2015. In this article, our Mexico company formation advisors explain a…
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Holding Companies in Mexico

Holding Companies in Mexico

A holding company in Mexico is a business without any activities, which, instead, owns assets. These can be shares in other companies, units in limited partnerships, private equity funds, publicly traded stocks, bonds, property, patents, trademarks, copyrights or any other asset that has value. In this article, our Mexico company formation consultants explain different…
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Business Name Reservation in Mexico

Business Name Reservation in Mexico

A business name registration in Mexico is an absolutely necessary step in a company formation in Mexico. The chosen name for a legal entity in this country has to be filed with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and an authorization to do business under this name has to be obtained. The entire time…
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VAT in Mexico

VAT in Mexico

The VAT in Mexico (locally known as IVA) is payable at a general rate of 16% on the sales of products and services. The VAT also applies to lease payments and imports of products and services. In this article, our Mexico company formation agents make a brief overview of the VAT in Mexico.  Quick Facts    We offer…
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Imports and Exports in Mexico

Imports and Exports in Mexico

Being mostly oriented on exports, Mexico is the 15th largest exporter worldwide. It is also the second largest export market of the U.S. After signing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in 1994 with the U.S., the trade market in Mexico started to be greatly connected to the U.S., with more than 80% of the exports from the country being…
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Register a Trademark in Mexico

Register a Trademark in Mexico

A trademark registration in Mexico offers a 10-year term of protection which begins once the trademark is approved. This is a new regulation, as in Mexico, the 10 years were calculated since the moment when the applicant filed for the trademark registration (the new law was enacted in 2020 and some of its rules will be…
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