US imposes anti-dumping tax on Vietnamese shrimp exporters

Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers have announced that as per the final decision at the sixth administrative review for anti-dumping duties by the US Department of Commerce, Vietnamese shrimp exporters will pay an anti-dumping tax of 1.25 percent on batches exported between February 1, 2010 and January 31, 2011.

The US also levied an anti-dumping tax of 2.51 percent on Indian shrimp exporters and 1.38 percent tax on Thailand’s shrimp exporters.

Compared to a preliminary result released in mid-March, tax level went through many changes. Anti-dumping tax applied on the Minh Phu Group rose to 1.27 percent from 0.09 percent; on Nha Trang Seafood it went up 1.23 percent from zero percent; and on Camimex it increased from 1.03 to 1.25 percent. Other firms also saw anti-dumping tax levels climb to 1.25   percent from 1.03 percent.

By T.Van – Translated by Thuy Doan

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