Breaking News: ITC Delays Vote
on Shrimp Injury to Consider Impact of Tsunami
SEAFOOD.COM NEWS by John Sackton
Jan 6, 2004- Washington,
DC- The ITC voted this morning to delay its final vote on shrimp tariff
injury claims until 3 PM today, East Coast Time, to give the commission a
chance to consider the impact of the Tsunami disaster on the imposition of
The vote was 5 -1.
Many in the industry had expected that the ITC would vote to uphold injury,
and the delay was a surprising development. Normally the commission votes
are quite routine and happen very quickly.
The Commission will reconvene at 3 PM today to take another vote.