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Ondrea Bentley 34702 Period 2. GENTLEMENLADIES Dark, conservative, suites and ties at the norm for the most part. Ensure your shirts are pressed well.

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4 GENTLEMENLADIES Dark, conservative, suites and ties at the norm for the most part. Ensure your shirts are pressed well and that your shoes are polished to a high gloss. *Shorts and tennis shoes are never appropriate. Dresses, skirted suites, or skirts and blouses. Hosiery and high heels. Will also appreciate a light coat for evening weather. * Shorts and tennis shoes are never appropriate.

5 A bottle of wine or Scotch Items with your company Logo Expensive gifts are seldom appropriate unless a considerable degree of friendship has been established. Souvenir from your area. *If you dont want a gift, be aware that inquiring about what he or she wants as a present can be offensive.

6 The Economy The economy contains rapidly developing modern industrial and service sectors, with increasing private ownership. Mexicos economy is the 13 th largest in the world in nominal terms. However it was one of Latin American nations most affected by the 2008 recession. Some of the governments greatest challenges include the upgrade of infrastructure, tax system and labor laws, and the reduction of income equality.

7 Transportation Express Ways Toll Roads Bus Taxi Airplanes

8 Politics Democratic republic The president of Mexico is both the head of state and head of government. Legislative, executive, and judicial.

9 U.S. citizens must carry proof of citizenship when crossing into Mexico. No fees for crossing the border. Some borders are dangerous for U.S. citizen.

10 IMPORTEXPORT A good source for information on importing to the U.S. is the Trade Commission of Mexico, located at the World trade Center in Los Angeles, California, (350 S. Figueroa St, Suite 296, Los Angeles, California 90071) at telephone (213) (their fax number is ). The duty that the Mexican customs authority will determine (and charge) is figured by applying the corresponding tariff to the CIF (cost of the product + insurance + freight) value of the product. As well there will be a customs processing fee of 8/10th of 1% of the assessed CIF value. Also, there is an Added Value Tax (IVA) on goods and services sold in Mexico (see IVA elsewhere on this site)IVA In order to verify whether your U.S. product qualifies under NAFTA for import into Mexico, you first contact the Foreign trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau at telephone (301) (for durable goods) or (301) (for non-durable goods) and ask for a "harmonized tariff schedule number" or "classification" for the product you are inquiring about or you go to the web site of: (http://www.ita.doc.gov/td/tic/tariff/ hs_numbers.htm ). Then you can contact the Mexico desk officer at the U.S. Department of Commerce (in Washington D.C.), where a trade specialist will give you the duty rate for your product based on the "harmonized tariff schedule number" you got from the Census Bureau. You can also contact the U.S. NAFTA Help Desk at telephone (202) or the U.S. Trade Information Center at telephone (800)

11 Spanish is the dominant language of Mexico. When women greet each other in social gatherings on the right forearm or shoulder, instead of shaking hands. Men shake hands until they know someone well enough to hug or give a back slap. Mexican males generally believe that nothing must be allowed to tarnish their image as a man.

12 Information was found at: lobal-etiquette/mexico-country-profile.html lobal-etiquette/mexico-country-profile.html


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