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US to maintain untidumping duties for Asian shrimp

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Thursday, May 04, 2017, 02:10 (GMT + 9)

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has unanimously agreed to support the domestic shrimp industry’s request to extend the antidumping orders on shrimp from China, India, Thailand and Vietnam for an additional five years.

On the other hand, USITC voted in favour to revoke antidumping duties on Brazilian shrimp, considering it is unlikely this decision cna lead to the continuation or repetition of material injury in a forseeable period. 

“We at the American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA) are grateful that the US International Trade Commission affirmed evidence of the risk that dumped shrimp imports from these five nations poses to the domestic shrimp industry,” pointed out Dr. David Veal, Executive Director of ASPA.

“We in the domestic shrimp industry look forward to five additional years of relief from unfair foreign trade practices,” Dr. Veal added.

Meanwhile, ASPA Gulf Counsel Edward T. Hayes commented that the USITC’s validation of the data and evidence they presented clearly showed the harm that these imports would cause to the domestic industry if the orders were revoked.

“We are grateful for the strong support of U.S. Senators, Representatives, and other public offices from North Carolina to Texas for their shrimp processors, harvesters and docks across the region,” said Hayes.

In addition, Dr. Veal clarified that those public officials that supported ASPA’s efforts at the USTIC clearly understood that a successful outcome in this case was vital to the survival of the businesses in the American shrimp industry and to the future viability of the communities in which they live.

This action comes under the five-year (sunset) review process required by the Uruguay Round Agreements Act, which requires the Department of Commerce to revoke an antidumping or countervailing duty order, or terminate a suspension agreement, after five years unless the Department of Commerce and the USITC determine that doing so would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of dumping or subsidies (Commerce) and of material injury (USITC) within a reasonably foreseeable time.

ASPA represents and promotes the interests of the domestic, US wild-caught, warmwater shrimp processing industry along the Gulf Coast with members from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.
 
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