Duties Revoked for Two Thai Companies

Over the strenuous objections of the SSA, the United States Trade Representative ordered that antidumping duties on two large Thai shrimp exporters be revoked as of January 16, 2009. The revocation of the antidumping order with respect to the Rubicon Group and Thai I-Mei was based on a decision by Commerce to recalculate the amount of dumping in the U.S. […]

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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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Dusted Shrimp Update

Tarpon Springs, FL—Antidumping duties on certain frozen, warmwater shrimp imports from six countries do not apply to shrimp defined by the Department of Commerce as “dusted.” So-called “dusted” shrimp refers to an insubstantial addition (as little as four percent of the total  weight) of rice or wheat flour to shrimp. While the process of dusting frequently is a precursor to […]

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U.S. Antidumping Calculations Are Logical and Legal

Tarpon Springs, FL—Recently, the Department of Commerce found China and Vietnam are dumping shrimp in to the U.S. market. Brazil,  Ecuador, India, and Thailand, have been found preliminarily to be dumping shrimp in the U.S. market, causing injury to U.S. shrimpers and  their communities throughout the Southeast. Now, in an attempt to distract attention from the 70,000 U.S. jobs at […]

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