REMINDER – Questionnaire Responses Due to the U.S. International Trade Commission by February 6th

Responses to the fishermen/farmers and processors questionnaires issued by the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) in the third sunset review of the antidumping duty orders on frozen warmwater shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam are due to the Commission no later than February 6, 2023. The responses to these questionnaires will be analyzed by the Commission to determine whether […]

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Southern Shrimp Alliance Asks USTR to Maintain Duties on Chinese Seafood

On Tuesday, the Southern Shrimp Alliance submitted comments to the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), requesting the continuation of an additional 25 percent duties on Chinese seafood. Originally imposed by President Trump in 2018 under “Section 301” trade authority, the additional tariffs on Chinese imports are being reviewed by the USTR to determine whether they should be removed […]

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Third Sunset Review Questionnaire Responses Due to the U.S. International Trade Commission by February 6th

On Friday, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) issued questionnaires to the U.S. shrimp fishermen, farmers, and processors, as well as to U.S. shrimp importers, to U.S. shrimp purchasers, and foreign shrimp processors and exporters, in the third sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on frozen warmwater shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam was published in the Federal […]

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Southern Shrimp Alliance Releases Updated Databases of Refused Shipments of Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp Imports in EU, Japan, and U.S. through 2022

As part of its “Know Your Supplier” initiative, the Southern Shrimp Alliance annually updates databases providing detailed information regarding shrimp imports rejected from the European Union, Japan, and the United States due to the presence of banned antibiotics. The databases, made available in Excel format, now include information for calendar year 2022 for the actions taken by enforcement agencies in three […]

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FDA Finds More Antibiotics in Indian Shrimp in November and December

Earlier today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published detailed data regarding 72 total seafood entry line refusals in December, of which two (2.8%) were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. In addition, the FDA published additional, previously unreported seafood entry line refusals for November, including three entry lines of shrimp refused for veterinary drug residues. For all […]

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Southern Shrimp Alliance Asks ILAB to Investigate Forced Labor in Shrimp Feed Supply Chains

Today, the Southern Shrimp Alliance submitted comments to the Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) of the U.S. Department of Labor requesting that the agency further investigate the supply chains for fishmeal and fish oil production in China, Thailand, and Vietnam. The Southern Shrimp Alliance’s filing responded to a Federal Register Notice published by ILAB in October 2022 that requested […]

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$340k in CDSOA Funds Distributed to Shrimp Industry in FY2022

Last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published information regarding the annual distribution under the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act (CDSOA) for fiscal year (FY) 2022. In total, CBP reports that $339,684.11 in antidumping duties collected on shrimp imports was distributed through the CDSOA program this year. This represents a significant increase from the $57,768.45 in antidumping duties collected on […]

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U.S. International Trade Commission Issues Schedule for Third Sunset Review of Shrimp Antidumping Duty Orders

Today, the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) schedule for the agency’s conduct of the third sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on frozen warmwater shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam was published in the Federal Register. The ITC will hold a public hearing for the sunset review at 9:30 am on April 11, 2023. Requests to appear and participate […]

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Commerce Department Issues Affirmative Final Results of Expedited Sunset Reviews

Today, notice of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final affirmative determinations in the agency’s expedited sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on frozen warmwater shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam was published in the Federal Register. In the notice, Commerce explained that both the Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade Action Committee (AHSTAC) and the American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA) […]

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International Trade Commission Issues Adequacy Determination, Votes to Conduct Full Sunset Reviews of Antidumping Duty Orders on Chinese, Indian, Thai, and Vietnamese Shrimp

On Friday, the five Commissioners currently sitting on the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) voted unanimously that the submissions by the U.S. domestic shrimp industry in response to the notice of institution of the third sunset reviews of the antidumping duty orders on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam were “adequate,” meaning that they had met […]

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