Court of Appeals Rejects Vietnamese Exporters’ Effort to Reduce Antidumping Duties

On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“Federal Circuit”) summarily affirmed a 2016 U.S. Court of International Trade (“CIT”) decision rejecting the challenges brought by Vietnamese exporters and some U.S. importers against the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (“Commerce”) Final Results in the eighth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from […]

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Court of International Trade Orders Federal Government to Ban the Importation of Some Mexican Seafood

This morning, the U.S. Court of International Trade ordering the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) “to ban the importation of all fish and fish products from Mexican commercial fisheries that use gillnets within the vaquita’s range.”  The Court’s order was for a preliminary injunction pending final adjudication of a lawsuit brought by the Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., the […]

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COURT OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE ASKS COMMERCE TO RE-CONSIDER THE FINAL RESULTS OF THE 10th ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW OF VIETNAMESE SHRIMP

On Thursday, the Court of International Trade issued an opinion and order remanding the Final Results of the tenth administrative review of certain frozen warmwater shrimp from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam back to the U.S. Department of Commerce for further consideration. The remand is the result of an appeal filed by Vietnamese shrimp exporters challenging Commerce’s determination to apply a […]

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Commerce Discontinues Use of Bangladeshi Wage Rates to Value Vietnamese Labor Costs in Shrimp Antidumping Duty Proceedings

Today, the U.S. Court of International Trade issued a decision affirming the U.S. Department of Commerce’s determination to abandon the use of wage rates from the Bangladeshi shrimp processing industry to value labor costs for Vietnamese shrimp processors in its calculation of antidumping duties for Vietnamese shrimp. Because Vietnam is not a market-based economy, Commerce is required to look to […]

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FEDERAL APPEALS COURT REJECTS VIETNAMESE EXPORTER’S DUTY RATE CHALLENGE

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a decision rejecting Viet I-Mei Frozen Food Co.’s (Viet I-Mei) challenge of the 25.76% antidumping duty assessed on its shipments of shrimp to the United States for the fourth administrative review period.   The administrative review covered shrimp import entries made between February 1, 2008 and January 31, 2009.  […]

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Court of International Trade Rejects Foreign Exporter and U.S. Importer Challenges to Duties Assessed on Vietnamese Shrimp in Eighth Administrative Review

On Friday, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) issued the public version of a 101-page decision rejecting numerous challenges brought by Vietnamese shrimp exporters and U.S. seafood importers against the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (Commerce) final results of the eighth administrative review of the antidumping duty order on Vietnamese shrimp. The administrative review covered shrimp import entries made between […]

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Court of International Trade Upholds Duties Imposed on Indian Shrimp

On Friday, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) issued the public version of a decision upholding the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (Commerce) application of antidumping duties on imports of Indian shrimp.  The case, Apex Frozen Foods Private Ltd. v. U.S., involved an appeal from Indian shrimp exporters challenging Commerce’s finding that these companies had sold shrimp into the United […]

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COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT AFFIRMS APPLICATION OF 112.81% DUTIES ON CHINESE SHRIMP EXPORTS

This morning, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) rejected the appeals of the Chinese shrimp producer Hilltop International and its U.S. importer affiliate Ocean Duke Corp. that had challenged the application of 112.81% antidumping duties on imports of Hilltop’s shrimp.  In today’s decision, the CAFC upheld the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT), which had previously affirmed […]

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Court of International Trade Upholds Two Commerce Determinations Applying Antidumping Duties to Imported Shrimp

Last week, the Court of International Trade (CIT) issued two decisions upholding determinations by the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) to impose antidumping duties on unfairly-traded shrimp. In Apex Frozen Foods Private Ltd. v. United States, the CIT rejected a motion, filed by Indian shrimp exporters, seeking to amend a judgment issued by the Court in December 2014 affirming Commerce’s […]

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Court of International Trade Remands Commerce’s Decision to Exempt Chinese Shrimp Exporter from Antidumping Duties

On Friday, the Court of International Trade issued an order requiring the U.S. Department of Commerce to further consider the revocation of the antidumping duty order on Chinese shrimp with regard to shipments from Zhanjiang Regal Integrated Marine Resources Company, Limited (Regal).   As part of the seventh administrative review of the antidumping duty order on Chinese shrimp, Regal petitioned […]

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