Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan attends a conference in Beirut, Friday, June 6, 2014. (The Daily Star/Justin Salhani)
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Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan Friday said Lebanon needed to restrict imports and impose protective economic policies to save its industries, the National News Agency reported.Hajj Hasan said such policies did not contradict Lebanon's free trade agreements but protected domestic industries against dumping and unfair competition.Dumping is used by international manufacturers when they export products to other countries at very low prices that deny competition for local industries.
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