Monthly Archives: July 2014

And Even More Companies Speak Out on Why Congress Needs to Renew GSP

Last week we wrote (here and here) about what companies were telling congressional offices about the need to renew GSP. We’ve been copied on many more emails since, so below are some more examples of what companies are saying. After … Continue reading

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Tell Congress to Renew GSP Before the August Recess!

Today is the last “Tariff Tuesday” before Congress takes a 5-week recess. In fact, starting next week Congress will only be in DC to legislate for 3 of the next 15 weeks. So we need as many contacts as possible … Continue reading

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600 American Companies Now Calling on Congress to Renew GSP

With the addition last night of several companies in Michigan, New York, and Tennessee, there are now 600 American companies and associations calling on Congress to renew the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program. Swift legislative action is more important … Continue reading

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More Companies Speak Out on Why Congress Needs to Renew GSP

Yesterday, we posted some examples of what companies are telling their Senators and Representatives about how GSP expiration impacts them. Here are several more examples to inspire any companies out there that haven’t let their Member of Congress know about … Continue reading

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Companies Speak Out: Why Congress Needs to Renew GSP

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been copied on hundreds of emails to congressional staff about the importance of renewing GSP before the August recess. Each company has a different story to tell, but here are a few direct quotes … Continue reading

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It’s Tuesday…Have YOU Told Congress to Renew GSP?

It’s Tuesday. That means we need as many companies as possible to contact their Senators and Representatives about the importance of renewing GSP before the August recess! If this is your first go-round for Tariff Tuesdays, check out the instructions … Continue reading

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One Day of GSP Expiration – Who Paid the Price on July 17?

We frequently note that each day of GSP expiration costs American importers nearly $2 million in additional taxes. We also highlight the diverse GSP importers that are on the supporter list. But we don’t know how many other GSP importers … Continue reading

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