Injunction Granted In US Shrimpers Vietnam Duty Spat

Law360, New York (October 23, 2009, 5:16 PM EDT) -- The Ad Hoc Shrimp Trade Action Committee has secured a preliminary injunction halting the collection of lowered anti-dumping duties levied on frozen warmwater shrimp imported from Vietnam until litigation protesting the duties is resolved.

Judge Donald C. Pogue of the U.S. Court of International Trade on Thursday granted a request from the consortium of U.S. shrimp producers, postponing the liquidation of the duties.

The injunction covers shrimp exported by over two dozen Vietnamese producers and exporters between Feb. 1, 2007, and Jan. 31, 2008, which were...
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