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U.S., Mexican Livestock Producers Exchange Anti-Dumping Charges

LADB Article ID: 54531
Category/Department: Mexico
Date: 1998-11-04
By: LADB Staff

Livestock producers in Mexico and the US have called on their governments to initiate anti-dumping investigations against imports from the other country. In Mexico, a coalition comprising the Consejo Nacional Agropecuario (CNA), the Confederacion Nacional Ganadera (CNG), and the Consejo Mexicano de la Porcicultura (CMP) convinced the Secretaria de Comercio y Fomento Industrial (SECOFI) to launch anti-dumping investigations on imports of US beef and pork. The coalition has accused US exporters are selling meat in Mexico at below-market prices. In the US, the Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Foundation (R-CALF) has asked the US Commerce Department to initiate an anti-dumping investigation on imports of Mexican cattle, charging that Mexican producers are selling livestock in the US at below cost.

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