Shrimp prices may be on the rise after trade commission hearing

Published at 12:00 a.m. on August 13, 2013 | Modified at 12:59 a.m. on August 16, 2013

The International Trade Commission heard testimony Tuesday from witnesses both for and against imposing countervailing duties on foreign shrimp importers. If imposed, the duties would provide some relief to southern shrimp producers and processors but a price increase would ultimately be passed to consumers.

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