August 28, 2012

Mexican gov’t suspends egg import tariffs in the face of a bird-flu outbreak

The Mexican government suspended tariffs on egg imports in the face of a bird-flu outbreak that has caused the domestic price of eggs to double in the last two months, the economy secretary said. "This measure has the aim of stabilizing the market, complementing current supply, reducing the price and guaranteeing the supply of this product," Bruno Ferrari told a press conference. Roughly 400 tons of eggs were imported this week from the United States, he said.  Read More

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