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SMA President Quoted in Inside U.S. Trade

Speaking at a press conference coinciding with the SMA Board of Directors meeting in San Antonio last week, SMA President Philip K. Bell addressed the challenge of a surge in steel product imports from Mexico.

From Inside U.S. Trade:

In a call with reporters on Thursday, Steel Manufacturers Association President Philip Bell reiterated those concerns and expressed appreciation that USTR was “taking a firm position on how serious this is.”

“You not only have the import surge, but you have all of those associated problems that come with it – transshipment, not living up to the spirit of the USMCA, dumping – all of these things that are really very serious,” he said.

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https://insidetrade.com/daily-news/us-mexico-canada-mark-progress-acknowledge-work-ahead-implement-usmca.