Economics: Mexico enters the tariff fray with duties

MEXICO - Report 11 Jun 2018 by Mauricio Gonzalez and Esteban Manteca

Not long after the European Union and Canada detailed the import taxes they were imposing on US goods in response to the steel and aluminum tariffs the Trump administration had activated, Mexico followed suit with its own list of US products on which it would impose retaliatory import duties. Labeling as patently false White House claims that Mexican steel and aluminum exports pose a threat to US national security, and signaling that US actions violate World Trade Organization safeguards, Mexico said soon it will file WTO dispute settlement claims such as those Canada and the European Union...

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