Posts Tagged ‘Commerce Department’

Duties on Vietnamese catfish a start but may have come too late

by Ted Carter Published: March 29,2013

Tags: catfish, Commerce Department, Mississippi Delta, pangasius, Simmons Catfish, Vietnam

A Commerce Department decision to put duties on frozen catfish fillets exported from Vietnam helps to level the competitive field but may have come too late to reverse a substantial decline in U.S. production. The Commerce Department ruling is an about-face for the trade regulatory agency that has refused pleas from catfish producers in Misssissippi […] [...]

Import duties on Vietnamese catfish come after years of price haggling

by Ted Carter Published: March 22,2013

Tags: catfish, Commerce Department, importing, pangasius, Vietnam

Catfish producers in Mississippi and elsewhere in the South notched a key victory last week with a Commerce Department decision to put duties on frozen catfish fillets exported from Vietnam. The Commerce Department ruling marks a reversal of several years of refusing to place tariffs on government-subsidized Vietnamese pangasius catfish imported to the United States […] [...]

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