Vietnam Shrimp Cos. Win Bid To Block Duty Collection

Law360, New York (October 23, 2009, 7:20 PM EDT) -- A group of 20 Vietnamese shrimp producers challenging anti-dumping duties assessed by the U.S. Department of Commerce in its third review of frozen warmwater shrimp imports has won a reprieve from collection of the duties until the dispute is resolved.

Judge Donald C. Pogue of the U.S. Court of International Trade granted a motion for a preliminary injunction on Thursday, barring the International Trade Administration and U.S. Customs and Border Protection from liquidating the duties.

The injunction covers shrimp exported by the plaintiffs between Feb. 1,...
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