Posts Tagged ‘tariffs’

Senators want challenge to proposed Mexican duties on U.S. poultry

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) are encouraging U.S. trade representative Ron Kirk to challenge new duties proposed by Mexico on imported U.S. poultry. Cochran and Wicker are among 16 Senators who last week sent a letter to Kirk that states the lawmakers’ concern with antidumping charges levied by Mexico […] [...]

Shrimp association applauds release of antidumping funds

BILOXI — The American Shrimp Processors Association is welcoming the release of withheld duty funds to the domestic shrimp industry. According to the ASPA, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will be distributing tariffs collected on unfairly traded imports that had been withheld from domestic producers for more than four years pending the resolution of litigation […] [...]

Senators pushing for continued duties on imported shrimp

by Published: February 2,2011

Tags: antidumping, aquaculture, fishing, shrimping, tariffs, trade

WASHINGTON — Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) recently testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) that existing antidumping duties must be extended to promote an even playing field for U.S. shrimpers “besieged by unfair foreign imports.” The ITC is in the process of determining whether conditions within the U.S. shrimp […] [...]

Rail tariffs draw opposition

by Published: April 22,2010

Tags: railroads, railways, tariffs, transportation

BUDE — Officials with American Railcar Industries and Franklin County are asking help to combat a new train car tariff imposed by the operator of the Brookhaven-to-Natchez line. The tariff is being imposed by Natchez Railway LLC, based in Salt Lake City. It acquired the 66-mile Brookhaven-to-Natchez route in 2009. ARI, a railroad car repair […] [...]

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