Suspension of terms before the Ministry of Economics.

On March 26th, a Decree was published in the Federal Official Gazette indicating that, due to the fact that on March 23rd of this year, the General Health Council recognized the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus as an epidemic in Mexico, the Ministry of Economics will suspend, due to force majeure, all the procedures, resources and terms followed before the Ministry of Economics, from March 26th to April 19th, 2020.

However, for the purposes of antidumping international trade practices and foreign trade procedures, the terms will run on normal basis, for which purposes, such procedures shall be conducted through the applicable electronic systems.

Likewise, for the purposes of the procedures followed before the National Registry of Foreign Investments, the terms will run on regular basis, and must be submitted through the platform or through the following email

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