By Trung Chanh
Saturday, Sep 15, 2018,14:42 (GMT+7)
According to the Department of Trade Defense under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, tra fish exported by NTSF Seafoods JSC, a mandatory respondent of POR 14, between August 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017, is imposed an antidumping tax of US$1.37 per kilogram. Meanwhile, Hung Vuong Group, another mandatory respondent of the review, has been exempted from the tax.
The antidumping duty is US$0.41 per kilogram for voluntary respondents and US$2.39 for the remaining Vietnamese tra fish exporters.
Meanwhile, the average tariff for tra fish imports from Vietnam in POR 13 was 3.78%, with the highest level being US$7.74 per kilogram of tra fish.
DOC will announce the final results of POR 14 in January 2019.
According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), the country exported US$1.4 billion worth of tra fish during the January-August period, up 20% over the same period last year. Tra fish exports stateside grew 15.6% year-on-year to reach nearly US$255 million in the year to July.
VASEP general secretary Truong Dinh Hoe forecast outbound sales of tra fish would exceed US$2 billion this year.