Mexico Increases Tariffs In US Trucking Dispute

Law360, New York (August 17, 2010, 12:08 PM EDT) -- Mexico has announced it will impose tariffs on $2.5 billion worth of U.S. industrial and agricultural products in order to retaliate against the United States for refusing to open its borders to Mexican cargo trucks.

The tariffs will apply to 99 industrial and agricultural products from 43 U.S. states, and follow a similar action the country took in 2009 on 89 products, Bruno Ferrari, Mexico’s economic secretary, said in a statement Monday.

The action is a response to the U.S.’ decision to suspend a pilot program...
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