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Antonio Ávila

Antonio Ávila

Foreign Trade Director


Antonio graduated from the Universidad de Guadalajara with a bachelor’s degree in International Business and a Law degree; he also holds an MBA from the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Occidente, and specialized studies from the Rutger and Yale Universities. Adding to Antonio Ávila’s qualifications is his experience as an ISO28000 implementation leader, an ISO37001 audit leader, and his ISO19600 on Business Continuity and ISO31000 on Risk certifications.

With over 20 years of Foreign Trade experience, he has supported companies such as IBM, HP, Flextronics, Sanmina, Jabil, Michelin, Honda, Toyota, Puma, Cuervo, and Samsung, among others. He has also been a lecturer and trainer on Foreign Trade issues at the national level.

Specialty area
  • Foreign Trade
  • Compliance
  • Audit
  • Customs
  • Free Trade Treaties


Articles and publications
  • International Trade Theory - Rules of origin and their official verification.

Global Business University, August 14, 2020 / ISBN 978-607-7918-74-5

  • General rules on Foreign Trade.

“Juntos”, Gaceta Mercantil CANACO, July 12, 2016.

  • Customs reform raises more challenges.

Reforma newspaper. Collaboration with Paola Castillo, 2015.

  • Magazine “Estrategia Aduanera (Customs Strategy)” publication of articles on Foreign Trade.
  • Collaborator on the Foreign Trade compendium “Mexican Customs System” editions from 2004 to 2009.
  • Collaborator on the Book “Foreign Trade Reforms” in various Global Business University (GBU) editions.
  • Collaborator on the Book: “General Rules on Foreign Trade” editions from 2005 to 2009.


Memberships and affiliations
  • Associate of the World Compliance Association, participating in the Foreign Trade Committee.