CIT Upholds Commerce Duties On Dusted Shrimp

Law360, New York (April 14, 2010, 7:12 PM EDT) -- In a victory for domestic shrimp producers, the U.S. Court of International Trade has upheld a Department of Commerce decision to include “dusted shrimp” among the shrimp covered by a multicountry anti-dumping duty order.

The U.S. shrimp importer that opposed the deal, Eastern Fish Co. Inc., did not make a persuasive case that Commerce's reasoning was improper, Judge Timothy C. Stanceu said in an order issued Wednesday. Judge Stanceu's decision ends a four-year legal tiff over duties on frozen warmwater shrimp from Brazil, Ecuador, India, China,...
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