Trade Court Tosses Enhanced Entry Bonds On Shrimp

Law360, New York (August 26, 2009, 4:07 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has set aside higher continuous entry bonds that U.S. Customs and Border Protection had imposed on shrimp importers subject to anti-dumping duty liability, telling the agency to reconsider the more stringent requirements it had used to establish the individual bonds.

Judge Timothy C. Stanceu of the U.S. Court of International Trade ruled Tuesday that the tougher bonds ran afoul of the law but rejected the National Fisheries Institute Inc.'s claim that the agency could not consider the anti-dumping duties at all in its...
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