SSA Denounces DOC Recommendation to Remove Antidumping Duties on Ecuadorian Shrimp Imports

Tarpon Springs, FL—The Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) has issued a final determination that would allow Ecuador, the second largest supplier of shrimp to the U.S. market, to escape antidumping duties—a move that threatens to harm thousands of coastal communities in eight states that depend on a healthy U.S. shrimp industry. Although Commerce has delayed by two months the release of […]

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SSA Responses to Opposition Statements

Contention – “Imported shrimp is essential to the financial well-being of thousands of American businesses and individuals employed by those businesses.” Coverage Limited – The antidumping investigations do not cover all imported shrimp; the investigations affect only dumped imports from six of the largest sources of imported shrimp. Imports Not Prevented – The investigations, if successful, will not prevent the […]

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Joint Statement Made by the Southern Shrimp Alliance and CANAINPESCA

U.S. and Mexican Shrimp Industries Agree to Oppose Unfair Trade of Shrimp Washington, DC—The leaders of the Southern Shrimp Alliance (“SSA”) and National Chamber of Fishing and Aquaculture Industries (“CANAINPESCA”) of Mexico met on December 15th and 16th to discuss mutual concerns about the increasing volumes of unfairly traded shrimp imports and issued today the following joint statement: “The flood […]

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