ARTICLE 15: CASES IN WHICH REGULATIONS AND NON-TARIFF RESTRICTIONS FOR EXPORT ARE ESTABLISHED

     

    Regulation and non-tariff restriction measures for the export of merchandise, referred to in section III of article 4 of this Law (LCE: Art. 4), may be established in the following cases:

  • To ensure the supply of products intended for the basic consumption of the population and the supply of raw materials to national producers or to regulate or control non-renewable natural resources of the country, in accordance with the needs of the national market and the conditions of the international market (LCE: Art. 18);
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  • In accordance with the provisions of international treaties or conventions to which Mexico is a part of (LCE: Art. 18);
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  • In the case of products whose marketing is subject, by constitutional provision, to specific restrictions (LCE: Art. 19);
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  • When it comes to preserving the fauna and flora at risk or danger of extinction or to ensure the conservation or species exploitation (LCE: Art. 19);
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  • When it is required to keep assets of historical, artistic or archaeological value (LCE: Art. 19), and
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  • In the case of situations not provided for by the official Mexican standards in relation to national security, public health, phytosanitary health or ecology, according to the legislation in the matter. (LCE: Art. 19)