Where Is Shrimp Processed in the United States? NOAA Data Confirms Resurgence of the Domestic Shrimp Processing Industry in the South

Each year, the National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Science and Technology, Fisheries Statistics Division (“NOAA”), conducts a survey regarding shrimp processing in the United States.  These data provide a comprehensive overview of the status of the American industry, offering invaluable insight into the composition and health of the shrimp processing sector.   NOAA recently released the results of its […]

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Customs Suit

After working with limited success to address concerns regarding the FY 2006 and FY 2007 distributions of antidumping duties under the CDSOA program, the SSA filed suit at the U.S. Court of International Trade in November 2008. The SSA’s case challenged numerous aspects of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) administration of the CDSOA program. The SSA’s lawsuit also sought […]

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Addressing Collapsing Prices at the Dock

Throughout the South Atlantic and Gulf coasts, shrimpers are appropriately asking what has caused dock prices to hit record lows. Although imports remain an overwhelming presence in the U.S. market, the antidumping duties successfully countered the twin trends of rapidly increasing imports volumes and declining import prices experienced between 2000 and 2003. Total import volume of shrimp in 2008 was […]

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SSA Announces New Commitments and Issues Challenges to U.S. Shrimp Industry

Tarpon Springs, FL—The Southern Shrimp Alliance, representing shrimp fishermen and processors from eight states, announced new commitments and issued challenges to U.S. shrimp processors and the Louisiana Shrimp Association as part of its ongoing efforts to enhance the U.S. shrimp industry. Future Settlement Monies The SSA Executive Committee adopted a resolution regarding the use of any future funds received as […]

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Dumped Shrimp Harms Most Valuable U.S. Fishery

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. shrimp fishermen, processors, and distributors testified that shrimp imports dumped on the U.S. market by six countries have caused to massive job losses, business closures, and harms shrimp fishing and farming communities. The International Trade Commission (ITC) held the public hearing as part of their investigation regarding how unfair pricing has affected the domestic industry. […]

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