The president Dina Boluarte promised the mypes of Gamarra that, through Indecopi, a new investigation will be launched ex officio on the impact of Chinese garments in the national market to find solutions that curb unfair competition. The announcement was made on March 27 and, despite guaranteeing a reunion as soon as possible, there are no lights on it.
Boluarte’s management decided not to apply the safeguards to Asian imports, despite the fact that they occupy 9 out of 10 units sold and enter our country at ridiculous prices, according to the National Society of Industries (SNI).
At the time, Alex Contreras, head of the MEF, declared that safeguards are mechanisms that “can be very dangerous.” Photo: Composition/LR
According to the digital media El Foco, Cayetana Aljovinpresident of the National Fisheries Society (SNP), has held meetings with various government officials, especially from the Production and Economy and Finance portfolios.
They even claim that Juan Fernando Correa, general manager of the Falabella Group in Peru —whom they sentimentally link to Aljovín—, has benefited from possible ties to Aljovín after not choosing to implement the safeguards for Chinese clothing.
Precisely, the resolution that discards the safeguards It was published the same day that Aljovín met with the head of Produce, who is one of the signatories, according to the aforementioned outlet. In this regard, Edward Raymundo, president of Fedegama, hopes that “the wrong people or monopolistic businessmen who do not have the moral authority to give an opinion are not summoned.”
“We want tariffs to rise to 30% as in other countries”added for The Republic.
While Julian Palacin Gutiérrez, former president of Indecopi, pointed out to this medium that the most benefited by the refusal to safeguards are the retail companies, mainly from the Intercorp group, and regretted that 20 years have passed since the last time this measure was applied, endorsed by the World Trade Organization (WTO).
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