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US imposes anti-subsidy duties on shrimp from Malaysia, China, Ecuador, India and Vietnam

Wednesday, August 14th 2013 - 19:53 UTC
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Imports of shrimp from Malaysia will be subject to anti-subsidy duties as high as 54.5%, the U.S. Commerce Department said, while lower penalties were set for similar goods from China, Ecuador, India and Vietnam. Read full article


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  • Stevie

    I wonder how big the US export is for agro prods. For with that farm bill, a “anti-subsidy duty” would fit perfectly...

    Aug 14th, 2013 - 08:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GeoffWard2

    I thought the Gulf of Mexico oil spill had killed off the US shrimp industry - or at least that's what they would have the world - and BP - believe.

    So protecting the non-existent US shrimps necessitates destroying the shellfish-based economies of so many poor nations.

    Throwing their weight about, these big beasts are.

    Aug 15th, 2013 - 08:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • A_Voice

    Try this word Yankees......Prawns.....they're prawns the smaller ones are shrimps!

    Aug 21st, 2013 - 06:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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