CIT Affirms Commerce's Thai Shrimp Duty Review

Law360, New York (January 19, 2011, 8:10 PM EST) -- A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Department of Commerce did not arbitrarily decide which entities deserved reviews of anti-dumping duties on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from Thailand, rejecting arguments from a committee of domestic shrimp suppliers.

Chief Judge Donald Pogue of the the U.S. Court of International Trade on Tuesday affirmed Commerce's third administrative review of its 2007-2008 anti-dumping order, ruling that the agency used reasonable methodology in selecting the Rubicon Group and Pakfood Public Co. Ltd. for individual reviews.

The anti-dumping order at...
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