US Shrimpers Seek Injunction On Import Duties

Law360, New York (August 18, 2009, 1:40 PM EDT) -- A consortium of domestic shrimp processors that sued the U.S. for lowering anti-dumping duties on frozen warmwater shrimp from India is now asking a federal judge to stop the government from collecting the lowered duties until the case is resolved.

The Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade Action Committee asked Monday for a preliminary injunction regarding the duties from the U.S. Court of International Trade.

"An injunction will simply postpone the final assessment of the duty amounts, if any, to be paid by importers on entries subject to...
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