MEXICO CITY The
Mexican steel industry is working with the government to try to
establish duties on unfair steel imports and to launch new
investigations into unfair trade practices, the countrys
steel association, Canacero, said.
will focus largely on steel exports from countries outside the
North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) region, Canacero
governments department of international trade practices
has already opened anti-dumping investigations into steel
exported from China, South Korea and the Commonwealth of
Mexico imported 143,219 tonnes of Chinese steel in the first
quarter of 2013, up 18.4 percent from 120,934 tonnes in the
same period last year.
A version of this article was first published by AMM sister
publication Steel First.