US Shrimpers Seek To Halt Thai Import Duty Collection

Law360, New York (October 20, 2009, 2:04 PM EDT) -- A group of U.S. shrimp producers has asked a federal judge to postpone the collection of lowered anti-dumping duties levied on frozen warmwater shrimp imported from Thailand until after litigation protesting the duties is resolved.

The Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade Action Committee filed a motion for a preliminary injunction on Monday in the U.S. Court of International Trade, arguing that the court must halt the liquidation of the duties or risk irreparably harming the group.

The federal government has consented to the motion, although it disagreed...
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