On October 25, 2023, American Shrimp Processors Association filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties on frozen warmwater shrimp from Ecuador and Indonesia. The petition alleges dumping margins of 4.8% to 111.4% (Ecuador) and 4.85% to 37.36% (Indonesia). Petitions were also filed for the imposition of countervailing duties on frozen warmwater shrimp from Ecuador, India, Indonesia, and Vietnam. The petition identifies certain foreign producers/exporters and U.S. importers of the investigated product.
The merchandise subject to this investigation is certain frozen warmwater shrimp and prawns whether wild-caught (ocean harvested) or farm-raised (produced by aquaculture), head-on or head-off, shell-on or peeled, tail-on or tail-off, deveined or not deveined, cooked or raw, or otherwise processed in frozen form. The petition provides additional detailed scope description and specific product exclusions.
The projected date of International Trade Commission’s Preliminary Conference is November 15, 2023. The earliest theoretical date for retroactive suspension of liquidation for AD is January 3, 2024; CVD is November 14, 2023.
Please feel free to contact one of our attorneys for further information, including a complete scope description, complete projected schedule for the AD/CVD investigation; the volume and value of imports; list of alleged subsidy programs; and list of identified foreign exporters and U.S. importers.