Senators call for trade zone rejections
Mar 01, 2012 | 04:31 PM
| Catherine Ngai
NEW YORK Two lawmakers have called on the Commerce Department to reject three foreign-trade subzone requests that they say could hurt U.S. silicon metal producers by giving preferential treatment to Chinese and Russian imports.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y.) asked Commerce to reject three new zoning production license applications that she said would hurt New York-based Globe Specialty Metals Inc.s business.
"In these tough economic times, protecting domestic manufacturers should be our highest priority," Gillibrand said in a statement accompanying the Feb. 29 letter. "(Commerce) should do everything they can to support (Globe) as part of their mission to keep American businesses innovative at home and competitive abroad."....
To access AMM's full content, please log in below. If you do not have an AMM account, we invite you to take a free trial or subscribe below.
Already a registered amm.com user?
Access to amm.com editorial content is granted only to paid subscribers and trialists. If you do not have an active account in your own name, please either subscribe or take a trial and you will have instant access to amm.com content. Sharing your login credentials with individuals who are not subscribers represents a violation of AMM copyright.
Every morning, every minute no matter how often you follow the markets, there's an AMM subscription to fit your needs.
Not sure if you are ready to invest in a subscription right now? Take a free, no-obligation trial. Start your free trial today.