Fourth Administrative Reviews

Administrative reviews for the fourth review period (February 2008 through January 2009) of the antidumping duty orders on shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam were initiated in 2009. Because the antidumping duty order on shrimp from Ecuador was revoked in 2007 as the result of an adverse ruling by the World Trade Organization, no review was conducted with respect […]

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Third Administrative Reviews

The final results of the third administrative reviews of the antidumping duty orders on shrimp from China, Ecuador, India, Thailand, and Vietnam were issued in 2009. No review was conducted on the antidumping duty order for shrimp from Brazil as no Brazilian shrimp was imported into the United States between February 2007 and January of 2008 (the third administrative review […]

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First Administrative Reviews

In the first administrative review, Commerce exercised its discretion to the benefit of foreign companies that operate in multiple countries by ignoring the “multinational corporation provision” for shrimp exporters operating in Vietnam and China. The provision enacted by Congress is designed to prevent companies from shifting production from a country with high duties, like China, to a country with lower […]

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Second Administrative Reviews

Commerce issued final results regarding the second administrative reviews of shrimp imported from Thailand, Ecuador, India, Brazil, and Vietnam in August 2008. Incredibly, the second administrative review regarding shrimp from China was terminated because Chinese exporters claimed to have shipped no shrimp subject to the antidumping duty order between February 1, 2006 and January 31, 2007 (the second administrative review […]

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Review of Shrimp Antidumping Duties Offers Mixed Results

Tarpon Springs, FL— The antidumping duties on shrimp imports dumped into the U.S. market between August 4, 2004 and January 31, 2006 are changing for a number of companies. The Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) announced Thursday the final results of the first “administrative reviews” of antidumping actions against six countries: Brazil, China, Ecuador, India, Thailand and Vietnam. The reviews confirm […]

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Southern Shrimp Alliance Welcomes Preliminary Results of First Administrative Review, Proceeds with Second Administrative Review

Tarpon Springs, FL– The Southern Shrimp Alliance (SSA) recently withdrew its requests for investigations of 410 different shrimp exporters in the second administrative review of the antidumping orders on frozen warmwater shrimp from Brazil, China, Ecuador, India, Thailand, and Vietnam. The action was in response to the favorable preliminary results for the first administrative review published March 9, 2007 by […]

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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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Four More Countries Found Dumping Shrimp

Duties Imposed to Offset Cheating Washington, DC –U.S. shrimp fishermen and farmers said today that hundreds of thousands of U.S. families and the economies of thousands of communities throughout the southeast will benefit from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final findings that exporters in Brazil, Ecuador, India, and Thailand are violating U.S. trade laws by dumping shrimp into the U.S. […]

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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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