Get Ready for the Mexico G20 Summit With Essential Resources from USCIB

G20 leaders are making tracks for Los Cabos, and with informative, time-saving resources from USCIB, so can you.
G20 leaders are making tracks for Los Cabos, and with informative, time-saving resources from USCIB, so can you.

New York, N.Y., April 5, 2012 – Are you planning to cover or attend the G20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico this June?  Time-saving, informative resources from the United States Council for International Business (USCIB) can help get you on your way. What’s more, you’ll save money and hassle if you’re bringing video gear or other valuable professional equipment into the country.

USCIB is a business association that serves as the U.S. arm of the International Chamber of Commerce, the world business organization whose online bookstore ( currently features a timely publication, “The G20 – What it is and what it does: A business guide.”

An essential guide for business executives, policy makers and the media. This handbook explains in detail what the G20 is, traces its origins and explains the reasons for its transformation into a top leadership group. It identifies the critical impacts that G20 policy developments may have on global economic activity and focuses on issues of special interest for business. Click here to order your copy today.

Merchandise passports speed shipment of your gear

Media representatives should know about the ATA Carnet export service from USCIB. Carnets are internationally recognized customs documents that speed delivery of professional equipment, as well as professional samples and goods for trade shows, to over 80 countries and customs territories, duty- and tax-free.

Mexico began accepting these “merchandise passports” last year, just in time for the global media onslaught that accompanies the G20 Summit. Goods brought into Mexico under Carnet and re-exported within one year are not subject to import duties or taxes.

Applying for a Carnet is easy, and Carnets are a simpler alternative to temporary import bonds or other products. More information is available at USCIB has a Mexico Carnet resources page to view click here.

So get informed, get a Carnet, get your gear, and get ready to cover the G20 Summit.

About USCIB:

USCIB promotes open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility, supported by international engagement and prudent regulation. Its members include top U.S.-based global companies and professional services firms from every sector of our economy, with operations in every region of the world.

With a unique global network encompassing leading international business organizations, USCIB provides business views to policy makers and regulatory authorities worldwide, and works to facilitate international trade and investment. More at

Jonathan Huneke, VP Communications, USCIB
+1 212.703.5043 or

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Staff Contact:   Kira Yevtukhova

Deputy Director, Marketing and Communications
Tel: 202.617.3160

Kira Yevtukhova manages USCIB’s print and online publications, including the website, e-newsletter and quarterly magazine, and serves as the organization’s digital media strategist. Prior to this role, Kira worked for over five years within USCIB’s Policy Department, focusing on climate change, environment, nutrition, health, and chemicals related policy issues. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and has an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
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