ITC Says Gulf Shrimpers Not Harmed By Foreign Imports

Law360, New York (September 20, 2013, 6:13 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission determined Friday that no domestic industry is being harmed by imports of frozen warmwater shrimp from China, Ecuador, India, Malaysia and Vietnam, even though they are subsidized, so countervailing duties will not be imposed. 

The ITC voted 4-2 on Friday that even though the Department of Commerce has determined that the imports are subsidized, a U.S. industry is neither materially injured nor threatened with material injury by the imports.

The ITC's negative determinations mean Commerce will not slap countervailing duties on...
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