Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
United States
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
   


Shrimp farm in Ecuador. (Photo: José Eduardo Holguín Wilson)

Shrimp sector rejects U.S. demand

Click on the flag for more information about Ecuador ECUADOR
Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 01:50 (GMT + 9)

Shortly before the end of 2012, the Coalition of Gulf Shrimp Industries (COGSI) filed before the Department of Commerce (DOC) and the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) a demand for countervailing duties against Ecuador, among other countries.

The president of the National Aquaculture Chamber (CAN), Jose Antonio Camposano, explained that through this petition, which also affects producers in China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, the American group denounces the existence of alleged subsidies that governments of these seven countries offer their shrimp farmers.

The Coalition argues that this would allow them to reduce selling prices in the U.S. market and, therefore, affect its national shrimp industry.

In this regard, Camposano said they are taking all measures to ensure the proper defence of the sector, newspaper La Hora informed.

As the news broke, the CNA contacted the Ecuadorian government to defend Ecuador from "an accusation absolutely devoid of truth."

"We have talked with Minister Santiago Leon, as well as with the ambassador Nathalie Cely, to act immediately, because the research phase has begun. We hope that working together with the Government will be reflected in a proper defence against this situation," Camposano added through Ecuadorinmediato.com page.

Related articles:

- Seafood industry to fight US shrimpers' countervailing duties petition
- Shrimpers claim higher import duties

By Analia Murias
editorial@fis.com
www.fis.com

 

 


 


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
European Union
Jul 31, 22:10 (GMT + 9):
Part of European fleet may continue fishing in Mauritania
Chile
Jul 31, 04:10 (GMT + 9):
Jumbo flying squid exports fall
New Zealand
Jul 31, 03:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Maori Party 'blocks the end of slave fishing vessels'
Palau
Jul 31, 03:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Illegal fishing treaty ratified at PIF
Palau
Jul 31, 03:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Pacific Islands Forum opens in Palau with plea to protect world's oceans
Viet Nam
Jul 31, 03:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Minimum wage not enough
Japan
Jul 31, 03:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Algae under threat from invasive fish
Russian Federation
Jul 31, 03:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Just say nyet to Russian fish
United States
Jul 31, 03:50 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - The American Shrimp Processors Association (ASPA) Salutes Senator Cochran for His Strong Support of Gulf Shrimp Processors and Harvesters
United Kingdom
Jul 31, 03:20 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Scots fishermen call for EU member states to oppose lifting of sanctions against the Faroes
Hong Kong
Jul 31, 03:20 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Pacific Andes Launches A+ GRI Sustainability Report
Saudi Arabia
Jul 31, 03:20 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Shrimp season begins Friday 1st of August 2014
Canada
Jul 31, 03:20 (GMT + 9):
IN BRIEF - Want To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint? Choose Mackerel Over Shrimp
New Zealand
Jul 31, 03:20 (GMT + 9):
The Māori Party accused of blocking fishing anti-slavery act
Spain
Jul 31, 02:40 (GMT + 9):
'Very small' anchovy capture concerns canning sector



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
Bigeye tuna fisheries worsening, new assessments show
New Caledonia New assessments on the status of key regional tuna stocks recently released by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community show that bigeye has now been reduced to less than 20 per cent of its unfished stock size.
Jealsa has an eye on Brazil
Spain The Spanish company Jealsa Rianxeira aims to lead the canned fish sector in Brazilian territory by building a 100,000 square metre plant and generating a thousand jobs.
ASC products becoming popular in Netherlands, Germany
Netherlands ASC certified products are growing in recognition and popularity in the Dutch market, and gaining ground in Germany, according to a new report commissioned by the organisation.
Cooperation agreement on fisheries-aquaculture sanitary extended
Brazil The heads of the ministries of Fisheries and Aquaculture, and of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply will sign an amendment of the Technical Cooperation Agreement on Monday in Brasilia, subscribed in 2010.
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation -Headquarter-
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Pescanova, S.A. - Group Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd.
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Limited
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods Inc. -Headquarter-
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel ehf - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
Food Project (Siam) Co., Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO -Food and Agriculture Organization- Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation -Headquarter-
Grupo Calvo - Luis Calvo Sanz, S.A. (Group Headquarter)
Marona S.A.
Marine Harvest ASA - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. -Headquarter-
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  -Holding Headquarter-
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
Ocean Trawlers Group - Ocean Trawlers HK Ltd.
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation -Headquarter-
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council  - MSC Worldwide
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2014 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER