Exporting companies of Mexico and the US can save time and costs, thanks to a new form of bilateral cooperation. Secretary of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP), Luis Videgaray, and Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection US, Gil Kerlikowske, opened on the border between Tijuana and San Diego a scheme of bilateral cooperation, SAGARPA reported. The authorities expect that the new program of pre-load inspection, allow exporting companies from both countries save time and reduce costs as it passes through customs. The program, launched in Otay Mesa, California, is the second release of this scheme with which estimates that companies can save on average $ 150,000 a year and get a reduction of 80% time.
Remember that the first pilot program was launched on 15 October in Laredo International Airport, Texas, which is the first of three programs implemented and refined trade procedures between the two countries. “The third pilot program in San Jeronimo, Chihuahua, will focus on the inspection of pre-mails sent to the United States, and the opening is planned for this summer,” reported CNN Expansion. According to SAGARPA said, the process starts with the joint inspection of agricultural products covered by the National Liberation Program of Agricultural Products, which in the case of Mexico include: tomato, cucumber, blackberry, strawberry, onion and onion, among other products.