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Southern Shrimp Alliance Opposes Proposed Trade Laws That Could Exempt Antidumping Duties

The Southern Shrimp Alliance (SSA) submitted comments in opposition to recently proposed trade regulations by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), which they are concerned could impact trade relief U.S. fishermen receive.

The comments were submitted last week and focus on Commerce’s potential decision to “facilitate the importation of massive amounts of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (“CSPV”) cells and modules exempt from the payment of antidumping (“ADs”) and countervailing duties (“CVDs”).

Back in July, Commerce proposed new regulations that would...

 

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Latest AgriBriefing Webinar: Many Markets Nervous as No End in Sight for Rising Raw Materials Prices

Russia’s war against Ukraine and subsequent blockade of Ukraine’s grain exports by sea have sparked an unprecedented global food crisis. The disruption has been further exacerbated by hot weather and droughts that have hurt crops in other parts of the world, sending prices of some grains to record highs and threatening food security in parts of the developing world too.  

And if we factor in challenging growing seasons for crops, lockdowns in major Chinese cities, bird flu in the US, and other pressure points for import, export, and production, the concerns over agricultural markets and global demand are unlikely to relent.   

Experts from AgriBriefing's brands –  Stratégie Grains, Feedinfo, and Urner Barry – came together in a live webinar entitled ‘Rising Raw Materials Prices: Why? How? What’s Next?’ on 24 May to provide their latest overviews of...

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USTR Taking Comments on Potential Section 301 China Tariff Exclusions; Talks on Phase 1 Trade Deal

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) will take public comment on a targeted tariff exclusion process for imports from China.

The USTR said on October 4 it will weigh whether to reinstate exclusions on 549 import product categories.

A handful of seafood items are included in the list shared by the USTR including: 

- Alaskan sole (yellowfin, rock or flathead, frozen in blocks, in cases with net weight of more than 4.5 kg

- King crab meat, frozen in blocks each...

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Maine Senator Wants USTR To Hold China Accountable on Lobster Trade

After the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) said it will take a different approach to harm caused by China’s trade practices, Maine Senator Susan Collins (R) pushed U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai, to hold China accountable for its lobster purchases.

“China agreed to purchase at least $227.9 billion of U.S. exports in 2020 and $274.5 billion in 2021, for a total of $502.4 billion over those two years,” Senator Collins wrote.  “However...

 

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