US Senators Roger Wicker and Thad Cochran. (Photo: StockFile)
(UNITED STATES, 2/11/2013)
US Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker from Mississippi have said that farmed catfish producers in states including Mississippi are suffering because the US Department of Commerce (DOC) is acting insufficiently to stop a flood of cheaper fish imports.
The Senators wrote a letter -- which was signed by eight Senators -- addressed to acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank urging her to enforce an antidumping order against Vietnamese frozen fillets. The letter condemns the Commerce Department’s handling of the Vietnamese pangasius frozen fillet antidumping case and the consequent “surge in the volume of low-priced imports.”
“The precipitous decline of the American catfish industry can be directly linked to Commerce Department actions that have al...
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