Allied Pacific Gets Shrimp Duty Down To 5%

Law360, New York (July 30, 2010, 5:27 PM EDT) -- A judge has cleared the way for various affiliates of Chinese shrimp producer Allied Pacific Group to pay a 5.07 percent duty on frozen warmwater shrimp exported to the United States, the latest development in a five-year fight over an anti-dumping margin that began at 80.19 percent.

The U.S. Department of Commerce's new rate, reached after the case was remanded twice by the U.S. Court of International Trade, properly tallied the value of raw shrimp and of labor costs, CIT Judge Timothy C. Stanceu ruled Thursday....
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