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Cheap Chinese Steel Threatens Jobs in Latin America

Huachipato steel workers protest the eventual closure of the Chilean steel plant located in the city of Talcahuano, Chile, on April 4, 2024. GUILLERMO SALGADO / AFP

By Paulina Abramovich

Latin American metal workers are clamoring for higher import tariffs as cheap Chinese steel floods the region, threatening hundreds of thousands of jobs linked to the industry.

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