(Nuevo Esquema de Empresas Certificadas, NEEC).

Report
NEEC (Nuevo Esquema de Empresas Certificadas)
“New Scheme for Certified Companies”
Administración General
de Aduanas
January 2014
July 2005
In board meetings in Brussels, Belgium, the World Customs Organization
(WCO) adopted the Framework of Standards to Secure and Facilitate Global
Trade (SAFE for its acronym in English), which Mexico joined on the same
date.
Objective: Facilitate and promote foreign trade in collaboration with the
private sector, encouraging the establishment of systems and safety practices
through standards.
Framework Cements
Information
Management
Inspection
Cooperation
Two ways
Custom - Companies
Custom - Custom
Objectives
Facilitate
Ensure
TOTAL: 24
Authorized Economic Operator
The AEO Program in Mexico, called “New Scheme for Certified
Companies” (Nuevo Esquema de Empresas Certificadas, NEEC).
It is a voluntary program designed based on the WCO SAFE
Framework and in coordination with the private sector in order to
increase security in the supply chain of foreign trade.
Legals Funds
Ley Aduanera (Mexican Custom Law)
Artículo 100-A Requisitos (Item 100-A Requirements)
Artículo 100-B Facilidades (Item 100-B Facilities)
Reglas de Carácter General en Materia de Comercio Exterior
(Publicación anual) General Rules on Foreign Trade (Annual)
Capítulo 3.8.
New Scheme for Certified Companies
Nuevo Esquema de Empresas Certificadas
NEEC
Stages
Firts stage
Second stage
Third stage
Next stage
Start:
January 2012
April 2013
2014
After 2014
Manufacturing
Companies
Trading
Partner
Certificate
(Carrier)
Agente
Aduanal
(Custom
Broker)
Railroad,
Ports, Courier
Companies,
etc.
Range:
Registration Procedure
It consists of 3 phases which together have a maximum service time of 140 days.
I. Documentary analysis to verify the tax and customs compliance.
II. Ratings company profiles and physical inspection of the facilities.
III. Resolution.
Submission of
application
and company
profile.
Evaluation
Company
Profile and
Inspection.
Data analysis.
Resolution.
Follow
C-TPAT In the event that the company has a certification issued by the U.S.
Government and its facilities have been validated, it may exempt the visit to these
facilities and expedite the procedure.
“New Scheme for Certified Companies”
(Nuevo Esquema de Empresas Certificadas, NEEC).
REQUIREMENTS
Customs: 3 years of foreign trade operations.
Tax: Tax Positive rating.
Safety: Compliance with 11 minimum safety standards (for installation).
REPRESENTATIVE
BENEFITS
Rectifications.
Facilities Operations Regime Changes.
Express lane (exclusives).
Hand Carrier.
Transfers.
Increased residence time of temporary
imports.
Personal attention.
Speeding up customs clearance.
Simplification and administrative
facilities.
Extraordinary services.
Minimum Standards
1. Plan security in the supply chain.
2. Security.
3. Physical access controls.
4. Partnerships.
5. Process Safety.
6. Customs Management.
7. Vehicle safety of cargo containers, trailers and / or semitrailers.
8. Staff Safety.
9. Security of information and documentation.
10. Security training and awareness.
11. Management and incident investigation.
NEEC Companies
TODAY we have received 410 applications (excluding transport).
327 have been authorized under NEEC.
12 have submitted waivers.
10 have been solved negatively
61 still pending.
Main Sectors
Percent
Manufacture
37%
Electronics
29%
Automotive-Autoparts
20%
Medical
5%
Chemistry
3%
Services
3%
Aerospace
2%
Plastic and rubber
1%
Top States
Percent
Chihuahua
21%
Baja California
18%
Tamaulipas
11%
Distrito Federal
12%
Nuevo león
8%
Jalisco
7%
Estado de México
5%
Puebla
3%
San Luis Potosi
3%
Queretaro
2%
Sonora
2%
Others
8%
Companies NEEC in México
“New Scheme for Certified Companies”
(Nuevo Esquema de Empresas Certificadas, NEEC).
Trading Partner Certificate
(Carrier)
REQUIREMENTS
Customs: 3 years of foreign trade operations and be enrolled in the CAAT
(Alphanumeric Harmonized Code Carrier)
Tax: Tax Positive rating
Safety: Compliance with 11 minimum safety standards (for installation)
Additional: Permission of the current Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transporte,
SCT
“New Scheme for Certified Companies”
(Nuevo Esquema de Empresas Certificadas, NEEC).
Trading Partner Certificate
(Carrier)
REPRESENTATIVE BENEFITS
No payment processing.
No submission of Audited Financial Statements.
Establishment of safety procedures where none existed.
Reduced security risks in the supply chain.
Focus employees on safety processes.
Streamlining of Customs Clearance.
Agente Aduanal (Custom Broker)
Firts stage
Development and
Pilot Testing of
Company Profile
(Current)
Second stage
Proposal
Requirements and
Benefits
Third stage
Proposed
Amendments in
RCGMCE
Fourth stage
Publication
Working different
SAT´s areas.
Prepared draft
Working with industry
Customs Agent Profile.
Discuss and define the
Review of Proposed
benefits for this sector.
registration
Pilot Program
requirements
Review and approval
of the proposed
Definition of Customs Integration of
amendment to the
Agent Profile.
proposed benefits
RCGMCE (General
Rules on Foreign
Trade )
General Rules on
Foreign Trade 2014
Publication
Action Plan: Mutual Recognition
Action Plan to a Mutual Recognition, signed on January 17, 2013 in Washington DC.
Firts stage
Study of both
programs.
Second stage
Joint validation
visits.
CONCLUDED
CONCLUDED
Third stage
Development of
Procedures
MR operation.
(November 2014)
Fourth stage
Definition of signing
the Agreement
MR.
(December 2014)
U.S.A.
Action Plan to a Mutual Recognition, signed on June 28, 2012 in the OMA (Brussels).
South
Korea
Firts stage
Study of both
programs.
Second stage
Comparison and
joint validation visits.
Third stage
Assessment
Programs
Fourth stage
Termination of
Agreement.
CONCLUDED
CONCLUDED
(Undated)
(June 2014)
What is the most important of the program?
1. The prestigious certification.
2. The ability to retain and attract new customers.
3. Operating profits with financial impact.
4. Belonging to a group of select companies.
5. Improving the security of the supply chain.
6. Creating a culture of safety in the supply chain.
7. Process reengineering (company diagnostic).
8. Economical benefits.
9. Better control on foreign trade.
10. Better understanding of our business partners.
Jaime A. Velázquez I.
[email protected]

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