Mexico Delays Dumping Duties On US Chicken Due To Bird Flu

Law360, New York (August 7, 2012, 6:53 PM EDT) -- Mexican officials have found that U.S. poultry companies dumped dark-meat chicken products and harmed domestic producers, but have postponed proposed duties because an outbreak of bird flu may have impacted domestic prices, according to a report published Monday.

In a final determination published in the Official Gazette of the Federation on Monday, Mexico’s Ministry of Economy found that U.S. exporters had engaged in unfair practices and recommended anti-dumping duties as high as 127.5 percent.

But because of outbreaks of the influenza A virus in western Mexico...
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