Southern Shrimp Alliance backs tariffs on Chinese aquaculture imports

The call in the U.S. to place tariffs on Chinese seafood imports grew a little louder last week as a major industry group added its support to the proposal.

However, while U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-Louisiana) called last month on the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump to levy tariffs on shrimp and crawfish imports, John Williams, executive director of the Southern Shrimp Alliance, took it a step further.

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