U.S. Shrimp Industry Wins Final Antidumping Cases Against Six Countries

Washington, DC – The U.S. shrimp industry today won its antidumping cases, confirming that the industry has been injured over the past  three years by illegally dumped shrimp imports from six countries: Brazil, China, Ecuador, India, Thailand, and Vietnam. The International  Trade Commission’s (ITC) unanimous finding of injury completes a year-long investigation, resulting in trade-weighted […]

Four More Countries Found Dumping Shrimp

Duties Imposed to Offset Cheating Washington, DC –U.S. shrimp fishermen and farmers said today that hundreds of thousands of U.S. families and the economies of thousands of communities throughout the southeast will benefit from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final findings that exporters in Brazil, Ecuador, India, and Thailand are violating U.S. trade laws by […]

Dumped Shrimp Harms Most Valuable U.S. Fishery

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. shrimp fishermen, processors, and distributors testified that shrimp imports dumped on the U.S. market by six countries have caused to massive job losses, business closures, and harms shrimp fishing and farming communities. The International Trade Commission (ITC) held the public hearing as part of their investigation regarding how unfair pricing […]

Corporations Make Jumbo Profits from Shrimp

New Analysis Demonstrates that Middlemen Extract from Consumers Exorbitant Profits of More Than $4.2 Billion a Year by Exploiting Dumped Imports, While Retail Prices Remain High Washington, DC– Shrimp middlemen extract from consumers more than $4.2 billion a year above and far beyond what even the seafood industry concedes is a “reasonable” estimate for expenses […]

U.S. Consumers Eating and Paying More for Shrimp

Tarpon Springs, FL- Despite the glut of low priced shrimp imports, consumer prices for shrimp have skyrocketed since 2000.  A study from Food Beat, Inc. finds prices seldom decreased for any type of consumer shrimp item between 2000 and 2003 despite the abundance of low priced shrimp.  Instead, Food Beat has reported that a shrimp […]

SSA Comments on Extension of Preliminary Ruling on Shrimp Case

Washington, DC— The Department of Commerce announced today an extension in the preliminary antidumping determinations regarding shrimp imports from six countries. The Department extended its preliminary antidumping determinations from June 8, 2004 to no later than July 2, 2004 for China and Vietnam and no later than July 28, 2004 for Brazil, Ecuador, India, and […]

The Southern Shrimp Alliance Thanks Louisiana Governor for Support of U.S. Shrimp Industry

New Orleans, LA– Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco of Louisiana demonstrated the state’s support for its shrimp industry and the state’s commitment to federal free trade laws by allocating $350,000 to the Southern Shrimp Alliance’s trade action escrow account. On December 31, 2003, the U.S. shrimp industry filed antidumping petitions against six countries: Brazil, China, Ecuador, […]