last update: March 17, 2020
2019 Suspension Agreement   ~   Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico


  Description:

On September 19, 2019, the Department of Commerce and producers/exporters accounting for substantially all imports of fresh tomatoes from Mexico signed this agreement suspending the antidumping investigation on fresh tomatoes from Mexico. The basis for the agreement was a commitment by each signatory producer/exporter to sell the subject merchandise at or above the reference price, which will eliminate completely the injurious effects of exports of fresh tomatoes to the United States.
List of Signatories to the Suspension Agreement   (PDF 15pp 47Kb)   updated: January 10, 2018
Form for Accounting of Sales and Costs  (PDF 1pp 728Kb)  
Box Weight Charts  

  Description:

These charts calculate the per-box minimum prices for the most common pack types, based on the average weight for each pack type. If a signatory producer/exporter intends to export subject merchandise to the United States in a box type for which there is no average weight on the box-weight chart, the signatory producer/exporter must send the Department of Commerce the "Form for Notification of Intent to Ship Tomatoes in New Pack Types." See below.
Suggested Forms for the 2019 Agreement

Administrative Protective Order Public Service List

  Description:

These are listings of the primary contacts for interested parties. For parties that do not have access to information under Administrative Protective Order (APO), please provide only a public version of your submission to parties on the Public Service List.
Government of Mexico Regulations  

  Description:

The Mexican signatories to the Agreement have provided the following links to additional information concerning the government of Mexico's regulations:
Diario Oficial
http://www.dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5283884&fecha=31/12/2012
http://www.dof.gob.mx/index.php?year=2013&month=01&day=15
Sistema Integral
http://www.siicex.gob.mx/portalSiicex/SICETECA/Reglas/Reglas%20SE%202012.htm

In addition, the Mexican signatories to the Agreement have provided the attached Mexican Export Scheme For Fresh Tomatoes which includes the Mexican government's regulations for the export licensing system in Spanish, with English translations. Also included is an overview of the export licensing system and courtesy translations of relevant forms and documents.


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