| VOV's reporter interviews Bui Huy Son, MoIT’s Trade Counselor and Head of the Vietnam’s Trade Office in the US
Vietnam’s frozen tra fish fillets will be subject to anti-dumping duties of 2.39 to 7.74 USD per kg, which will have a negative impact on Vietnam’s fish exports to the US.
The Ministry said it has been working closely with the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers and local exporters to share information and give the US authorities feedback on the issue.
Bui Huy Son, MoIT’s Trade Counselor and Head of the Vietnam’s Trade Office in the US, said the US decision is unfair and groundless.
“It is clearly to see that the US’s anti-dumping duties on Vietnam’s frozen fish is unreasonably high, unfair, groundless, and incorrect, and will negatively impact Vietnam’s frozen tra fish fillet exports. In fact, throughout the review process, the Department of Commerce used different calculation methods like changing the surrogate country from Bangladesh to Indonesia and using adverse facts available which have resulted in such unusual tax rates,” Son elaborated.
Mr. Son said Vietnam still has ways to change the decision, including requesting the US to review the decision and reduce the tariff rates, and filing suit in the US Court of International Trade.