Shrimp Group Slams Commerce Dumping Duty Calculations

Law360, New York (September 1, 2011, 7:40 PM EDT) -- Domestic shrimp producers lodged a complaint Thursday in the U.S. Court of International Trade alleging the government improperly used India as a comparative economy when calculating the anti-dumping duties for shrimp from China. 

The Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade Action Committee challenged the U.S. Department of Commerce’s results from its fifth administrative review of anti-dumping duties, covering shrimp imported from Feb. 1, 2009, to Jan. 31, 2010. 

The agency imposed a Chinawide margin of 112.81 percent on the frozen warmwater shrimp, according to an Aug. 19 notice...
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