US Shrimpers Win Bid To Halt Thai Duty Collection

Law360, New York (October 21, 2009, 7:29 PM EDT) -- A group of U.S. shrimp producers has won court approval to postpone the collection of lowered anti-dumping duties levied on frozen warmwater shrimp imported from Thailand until litigation protesting the duties is resolved.

Judge Donald C. Pogue of the U.S. Court of International Trade granted the Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade Action Committee’s request for a preliminary injunction on Tuesday, halting the liquidation of the duties.

The injunction, which takes place immediately, covers entries of shrimp from Thailand imported by dozens of foreign companies between Feb. 1,...
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