Unlike a more market-driven commodity such as tilapia, the world of pangasius, also known as swai, is dictated largely by packers allowed to supply the U.S. market and the regulations placed on them, such as the newest anti-dumping tariffs.

In mid-January, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued the final results of its anti-dumping duty administrative review and in doing so, raised the duty to USD 0.97 (EUR 0.85) for 24 pangasius exporters in Vietnam, an increase over the USD 0.58 (EUR 0.51) am…