In English, the List of U.S. Goods Hit by New Mexican Tariffs

By March 18, 2009Trade

An unofficial list of goods that the Mexican government has applied new tariffs on in retaliation to Congress passing and President Obama signing the omnibus appropriations bill that ended a Mexican cross-border trucking program.

Most of the charges range from 10 to 20 percent. The notable exception is 45 percent applied to fresh grapes.

Many, many manufactured goods are included in the list. For example:

  • Manicure or pedicure preparations
  • Shampoos
  • Hair lacquers
  • Other preparations for use on the hair
  • Dentrifrices
  • Filament nylon yarn used to clean between the teeth (dental floss)
  • Other yarn used to clean between the teeth (dental floss)
  • Other preparations for oral or dental hygiene, including denture fixative pastes and powder; in individual retail packages
  • Pre‐shave, shaving or after‐shave preparations
  • Personal deodorants and antiperspirants
  • Tableware and kitchenware, of plastics
  • Other household articles and toilet articles, of plastics
  • Statuettes and other ornamental articles
  • Self‐copy paper
  • Toilet paper
  • Notebooks (exercise books)
  • Other printed books, brochures, leaflets and similar printed matter, whether or not in singles sheets
  • Other trade advertising materials

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