ITC To Hear Dispute Over Shrimp Duties On 5 Countries

Law360, New York (January 31, 2011, 7:44 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission will hear arguments Tuesday from U.S. shrimp industry representatives and foreign producers on the necessity of maintaining anti-dumping duties on imports of frozen warmwater shrimp.

The hearing is part of a five-year sunset review of duties imposed on shrimp shipped from Brazil, China, India, Thailand and Vietnam. The mandatory review will decide whether revoking duties on the shrimp imports could prompt renewed harm to the U.S. industry.

The anti-dumping duties were first assessed in 2005 after U.S. shrimp processors petitioned the...
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