Mexican steel industry faces obstacles

Oct 19, 2012 | 05:43 PM | Rodrigo Alonso

Tags  Mexico, Association for Iron and Steel Technology, AIST, Porfirio González, Canacero, steel theft, Rodrigo Alonso

MEXICO CITY — Unfair trade practices are at the root of the Mexican steel industry’s problems as it attempts to expand, according to Porfirio González Mier, president of the Association for Iron and Steel Technology Mexico (AIST Mexico).

González said that the challenges facing the Mexican steel sector have arisen largely because it hasn’t been able to respond to unfair trade practices from China and other Asian countries. ....

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