Mexico starting program to verify origin of steel imports

Sep 13, 2013 | 11:59 AM | Rodrigo Alonso

Tags  Mexico imports, steel slab, rebar, wire rod, Canacero, Rodrigo Alonso

MEXICO CITY — Mexico will launch a program to verify the origin of 113 imported steel products and fight unfair trade practices, economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo said Sept. 11 at an industry event.

While the minister hasn’t disclosed further information on the program, Canacero general manager Salvador Quesada Salinas said it basically will "verify what is being imported and at which prices" in order to prevent "importers from making trade triangulation."....

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