Monthly Archives: February 2013

2012 GSP Imports and Savings By State

Which states benefit from duty-free imports under GSP?  According to our latest research, all of them! It’s no surprise that big states like California and Texas saved tens of millions of dollars annually because of GSP, but it’s important for … Continue reading

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Coalition for GSP Releases Annual GSP Report

This morning, the Coalition for GSP released its latest annual report on the history, administration, and usage of the GSP program.  In addition to facts already noted here (e.g., GSP imports reached $19.9 billion and saved U.S. companies nearly $750 … Continue reading

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GSP Saved American Companies Nearly $750 Million in 2012

As noted on Monday, the US government recently released 2012 trade data showing that imports under GSP rose to $19.9 billion last year.  Based on an analysis of that data, the GSP program saved American companies an estimated $748.7 million … Continue reading

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Sweet (GSP) Valentine’s Day Savings

Nothing says “I love you” on Valentine’s Day like candy. Perhaps that’s why, according to the National Confectioner’s Association: 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine’s Day and another 8 billion conversation hearts will will be … Continue reading

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GSP Imports Reach $19.9 Billion in 2012

Last Friday, the U.S. government released the full-year trade data for 2012 showing that  GSP imports reached $19.9 billion.  This represents an increase of more than $1.3 billion, or about 7 percent, and is a significant jump considering the loss … Continue reading

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2013 GSP Supporter List Goes Live

Check it out here.  It includes 135 137 companies and associations (edit: 2 companies added their name right after we posted).  We’ll continue adding names until Congress renews GSP, so check back for updates.  If you’re not on the list … Continue reading

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