(People’s Daily) The Trade Defense Bureau of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam said that the Ministry of Industry and Trade welcomes the US notification that it will not impose anti-dumping duties on shrimp exports from Vietnam Ming Phu Fisheries Group Co., Ltd.
According to the Trade Defense Agency, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a decision on the lack of evidence that Mingfu Fisheries Group Co., Ltd. evaded the anti-dumping duties imposed by the United States on Indian shrimp. On this basis, CBP will review and adjust the measures promulgated on October 13, 2020, and will not impose anti-dumping duties on shrimp exports from Mingfu Fisheries Group Co., Ltd.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade welcomes the above conclusions and believes that this is a considerable and fair decision obtained by reviewing all the information and efforts of Ming Phu Company and related parties in handling affairs, which will help to create a US shrimp producer and foreign A healthy competitive environment among exporters.
Since CBP began its investigation, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has held working meetings with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Vietnam Fisheries Processing and Export Association and Ming Phu Company to understand the situation and request the company to cooperate in providing comprehensive information to the United States. The Ministry of Industry and Trade also exchanged views with the US, suggesting that the US conduct investigations in an objective and transparent manner to ensure the interests of genuine business enterprises.
In the future, the Ministry of Industry and Trade will continue to exchange views with relevant U.S. agencies to clarify information and ensure the rights and interests of Vietnam’s shrimp farming, processing and export industries. The Ministry of Industry and Trade also recommends that domestic enterprises study, establish and develop a traceability mechanism to ensure the requirements of importing countries. (End)