Broad Support for Shrimp Antidumping Duties Voiced by Federal and State Elected Officials

The U.S. International Trade Commission is currently considering whether to maintain antidumping duties on unfairly-traded shrimp imports from Brazil, China, India, Thailand and Vietnam for another five years.  If the Commission determines that dumped imports are likely to cause or continue material injury to the U.S. shrimp industry in the event of the removal of duties, the trade remedy will […]

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U.S. International Trade Commission Releases Final Determination in Countervailing Duty Investigations

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has now released the reasons for the agency’s final determination that the domestic shrimp industry was not materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of subsidized imports. With the support of four of the six Commissioners of the ITC, the agency found that increases in the volume and market share of subsidized […]

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International Trade Commission Declines to Impose Countervailing Duties on Imported Shrimp

This morning, the U.S. International Trade Commission voted against imposing additional duties on subsidized shrimp imports from China, Ecuador, India, Malaysia, and Vietnam.  The decision marks the end of the countervailing duty investigations started at the request of the Coalition of Gulf Shrimp Industries (COGSI).   At this time, the specific basis for the Commission’s decision is not known.  The […]

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U.S. International Trade Commission Announces Schedule for Final Phase of CVD Investigation and Issues Shrimp Industry Questionnaires

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) today announced the schedule for the final phase of the agency’s material injury investigation and issued questionnaires to foreign producers, U.S. importers, U.S. shrimp purchasers, U.S. shrimp processors, and U.S. shrimp fishermen and farmers.  The ITC is charged by law with determining whether the domestic shrimp industry is materially injured or threatened by material […]

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U.S. International Trade Commission Preliminarily Determines Domestic Industry to Include Shrimp Fishermen, Farmers, and Processors

On Friday, the U.S. International Trade Commission released its views supporting the agency’s preliminary finding that there was a reasonable indication that subsidized shrimp imports from China, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam were materially injuring the domestic shrimp industry.  The Commission’s formal publication explained that, based on record evidence of the deterioration of financial performance of domestic shrimp […]

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SSA Efforts Result in Distribution of Over $100 Million to U.S. Shrimp Industry

SSA Seeks Information to Combat Fraud and Abuse of System Tarpon Springs, FL—The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced distribution of antidumping duties collected on imports of shrimp from six countries. The Southern Shrimp Alliance (SSA) was instrumental in obtaining final antidumping duties of more than $100,000,000 to be distributed this year to members of the domestic […]

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ITC Finds Dumping from Thailand and India Still Injure U.S. Shrimpers

Tarpon Springs, FL– The Southern Shrimp Alliance welcomes today’s unanimous determination by the International Trade Commission  (ITC) that the U.S. shrimp industry would continue to be injured by dumped imports of shrimp from India and Thailand if antidumping duties  were removed. The ITC spent ten months investigating the ability of Thai and Indian companies to produce and export shrimp after […]

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U.S. Shrimp Industry Disappointed by ITC Decision to Review Antidumping Orders

Tarpon Springs, FL– Today, the International Trade Commission (ITC) self-initiated a “changed circumstances review” to determine whether  imports of dumped shrimp from India and Thailand will continue to injure the U.S. shrimp industry after the impact of the tsunami of  December 26, 2004. The U.S. shrimp industry, which the ITC in January unanimously found to be injured by illegally traded […]

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U.S. Shrimp Industry Wins Final Antidumping Cases Against Six Countries

Washington, DC – The U.S. shrimp industry today won its antidumping cases, confirming that the industry has been injured over the past  three years by illegally dumped shrimp imports from six countries: Brazil, China, Ecuador, India, Thailand, and Vietnam. The International  Trade Commission’s (ITC) unanimous finding of injury completes a year-long investigation, resulting in trade-weighted antidumping duties of  17.22 percent […]

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SSA Comments on Extension of Preliminary Ruling on Shrimp Case

Washington, DC— The Department of Commerce announced today an extension in the preliminary antidumping determinations regarding shrimp imports from six countries. The Department extended its preliminary antidumping determinations from June 8, 2004 to no later than July 2, 2004 for China and Vietnam and no later than July 28, 2004 for Brazil, Ecuador, India, and Thailand. The Department of Commerce […]

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