Mexican Section

Vision

Be a National Section that satisfies the requirements of our users, with a quality level that brings national and international recognition.

Mandate

Article 2002 of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) establishes the NAFTA Secretariat comprising of the Canadian Section, the Mexican Section and the United States Section. The mandate of the Secretariat is set out in Article 2002.3 of the NAFTA and reads:

The Secretariat shall:

  1. provide assistance to the Commission;
  2. provide administrative assistance to:
    1. panels and committees established under Section D of Chapter 10 (Review and Dispute Settlement in Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Matters), and
    2. panels established under Chapter 31 (Dispute Settlement), including under Annex 31-A (United States-Mexico Facility-Specific Rapid Response Labor Mechanism) and Annex 31-B (Canada-Mexico Facility-Specific Rapid Response Labor Mechanism);
  3. be responsible for the payment of remuneration to and expenses of panels and committees established under Section D of Chapter 10 (Review and Dispute Settlement in Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Matters) and panelists, assistants, and experts involved in dispute settlement proceedings under Chapter 31 (Dispute Settlement), including under Annex 31-A (United-States-Mexico Facility-Specific Rapid Response Labor Mechanism) and Annex 31-B (Canada-Mexico Facility-Specific Rapid Response Labor Mechanism); and
  4. as the Commission may direct:
    1. support the work of other committees and groups established under this Agreement, and
    2. otherwise facilitate the operation of this Agreement.

The Mexican Section of the Secretariat is established by the North American Free Trade Agreement and other agreements signed by Mexico with other Latin America countries.

In accordance with the dispositions of the mentioned agreements, the Secretariat has the following mandate:

In this site you will find texts of the:

Guiding Principles

Contact Us

TMEC Secretariat,
Mexican Section

Pachuca No. 189, piso 10
Colonia Condesa, Demarcación Territorial Cuauhtémoc
C.P. 06140, México, D.F.

Telephone No.: +52 55 57 29 91 00

E-mail: naftamexico@nafta-sec-alena.org

Personnel

Javier Armando Gutiérrez HernándezDeputy Director of Support to Panelists
Janet Rodríguez NúñezTechnical Assistant
Date Modified: