Supreme Court Rejects Request to Review Commerce’s Authority to Apply High Antidumping Duties in Response to Exporters’ Fraud

In multiple administrative reviews of the antidumping duty order on Chinese shrimp, the Chinese shrimp producer and exporter Hilltop International provided false information to the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) regarding the relationship the company had with a Cambodian company (Ocean King (Cambodia)) that exported shrimp to the United States. Although Hilltop International claimed to have no relationship with Ocean King, […]

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SSA Files Brief Asking Supreme Court to Hear Case on Zeroing in Antidumping Duty Investigations

On Friday, June 24, 2011, the Southern Shrimp Alliance, along with the Coalition for Fair Lumber Imports, filed a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear two challenges to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision to abandon zeroing in antidumping duty investigations. Following numerous adverse decisions by the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization saddling members with obligations […]

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