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Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Ecuador, India, Indonesia, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Ecuador, India, Indonesia, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

On March 26, 2024, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its preliminary affirmative determinations in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of frozen warmwater shrimp (shrimp) from Ecuador, India, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) and its preliminary negative determination in the CVD investigation of shrimp from Indonesia. Commerce is conducting concurrent antidumping duty (AD) investigations of shrimp from Ecuador and Indonesia.

Preliminary Subsidy Rates: 

CountryExporter/ProducerSubsidy Rate
EcuadorIndustrial Pesquera Santa Priscila S.A.*13.41%
Sociedad Nacional de Galapagos C.A.**1.69%
All Others7.55%

*Commerce preliminarily determines that Industrial Pesquera Santa Priscila S.A. is cross-owned with the following companies: Manesil S.A.; Produmar S.A.; Tropack S.A.; and Egidiosa S.A.
** Commerce preliminarily determines that Sociedad Nacional de Galapagos C.A. is cross-owned with the following companies: Naturisa S.A.; Holding Sola & Sola Solacciones S.A.; and Empacadora Champmar S.A.


CountryExporter/ProducerSubsidy Rate
IndiaDevi Sea Foods Limited4.72%
Sandhya Aqua Exports Pvt. Ltd.; Neeli Sea Foods Private Limited; Vijay Aqua Processors Private Limited; Neeli Aqua Farms3.89%
All Others4.36%


CountryExporter/ProducerSubsidy Rate
IndonesiaPT Bahari Makmur Sejati0.39% (de minimis)*
PT First Marine Seafoods**0.71% (de minimis)*

*de minimis= less than 1% for developed countries, less than 2% for developing countries.
** Commerce preliminarily determines that PT First Marine Seafoods is cross-owned with PT Khom Foods


CountryExporter/ProducerSubsidy Rate
VietnamSoc Trang Seafood Joint Stock Company2.84%
Thong Thuan Company Limited196.41*
All Others2.84%

*Based on adverse facts available

Case Calendar 

Petitions FiledOctober 25, 2023
Commerce Initiation DateNovember 14, 2023
ITC Preliminary DeterminationDecember 11, 2023
Commerce Preliminary DeterminationMarch 25, 2024
Commerce Final DeterminationAugust 5, 2024
ITC Final Determination*September 19, 2024
Issuance of Order**September 26, 2024

NOTE: Commerce’s preliminary and final determination deadlines are governed by statute. For CVD investigations, the deadlines are set forth in sections 703(b) and 705(a)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended. These deadlines may be extended under certain circumstances. 
* This will take place only in the event of a final affirmative determination from Commerce.
** This will take place only in the event of final affirmative determinations by Commerce and the International Trade Commission (ITC).

Import Statistics 

Volume (KG)120,784,034177,592,689191,336,456
Value (USD)$751,319,529$1,319,205,859$1,435,206,138


Volume (KG)270,489,085339,249,031301,665,803
Value (USD)$2,327,252,331$2,952,490,962$2,735,705,599


Volume (KG)145,914,035150,599,111139,538,956
Value (USD)$1,320,948,672$1,400,354,851$1,400,352,373


Volume (KG)54,045,05873,355,46151,200,829
Value (USD)$599,425,277$851,362,219$645,170,500

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, accessed through S&P Global Trade Atlas (Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheadings 0306.17.0003, 0306.17.0004, 0306.17.0005, 0306.17.0006, 0306.17.0007, 0306.17.0008, 0306.17.0009, 0306.17.0010, 0306.17.0011, 0306.17.0012, 0306.17.0013, 0306.17.0014, 0306.17.0015, 0306.17.0016, 0306.17.0017, 0306.17.0018, 0306.17.0019, 0306.17.0020, 0306.17.0021, 0306.17.0022, 0306.17.0023, 0306.17.0024, 0306.17.0025, 0306.17.0026, 0306.17.0027, 0306.17.0028, 0306.17.0029, 0306.17.0040, 0306.17.0041, 0306.17.0042, 1605.21.1030, and 1605.29.1010).

Other Case Information

  • The petitioner is the American Shrimp Processors Association (Port Arthur, TX).
  • For general information and next steps, please refer to a list of preliminary FAQs. 
  • For more information on subsidy programs, please refer to the subsidies enforcement library.
  • Additional case information including the scope of the investigations, are on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). Once you log in, please refer to case numbers C-331-806, C-533-921, C-560-843, and C-552-838 for Ecuador, India, Indonesia, and Vietnam, respectively.
  • To date, Commerce maintains 675 AD and CVD orders that provide relief to American companies and industries impacted by unfair trade.