MEXICO CITY The
Mexican Secretariat of Economy has opened an anti-dumping
investigation into imports of galvanized wire mesh from
The move follows a
request from Mexican long steel products producer Deacero SA de
CV, which claimed Chinese imports have been affecting the
domestic industry, according to a resolution published in
Mexicos official gazette this week.
Authorities will now
investigate imports of galvanized wire mesh from China for the
period spanning Oct. 1, 2011, to Sept. 30, 2012, during which
time imports increased 32 percent, according to the
Prices for the imported products were 38 to 52 percent lower
than those charged by Mexican producers, it noted.
A version of this
article was first published in AMM sister publication Steel