Monthly Archives: April 2015

5 More Companies Join the GSP Supporter List

While Congress tries to figure out next steps for the GSP renewal legislation passed by the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees last week, five new companies have joined the group of American organizations urging Congress to renew … Continue reading

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Rep. Boustany on the Impacts of GSP Expiration

In this morning’s House Ways and Means mark up of the trade preferences bill, Representative Charles Boustany (R-LA) spoke about the importance of renewing GSP for companies in the United States, Louisiana, and his 3rd District. In particular, he highlighted … Continue reading

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Senate Finance, House Ways and Means Committees Pass Legislation to Renew GSP

It’s been a good 18 or so hours. Early last night, the Senate Finance Committee approved legislation that would renew GSP, along with special preferences for African countries and Haiti. The version approved by the Finance Committee contained several amendments … Continue reading

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GSP Survey Responses from Companies in Ways and Means Districts

The House Ways and Means Committee is currently holding a hearing on the trade agenda, so it seems appropriate to highlight survey responses from companies located in Ways and Means members’ districts. You can see previous survey responses here, here, … Continue reading

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More GSP Survey Responses: “revenue dropped by more than half a million dollars and several employees had to be let go”

GSP-eligible acrylics in action at the underwater Ithaa restaurant in the Maldives Below are some new responses to our GSP reauthorization survey from companies in Colorado, Maryland, and Texas (to go along with responses highlighted yesterday and the┬áday before). With … Continue reading

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New GSP Survey Responses: “A refund of tariffs would be just the shot in the arm we need”

Yesterday we highlighted some of the early responses to our latest latest survey. With lots of trade action expected in Congress during the upcoming week, we need as many survey response ASAP. So no one thinks we’re only interested in … Continue reading

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GSP Reauthorization Survey: Preliminary Answers

With a new GSP bill introduced on Thursday, we launched a new survey yesterday to help show why swift passage of the GSP renewal legislation is critical for US businesses. We expect a number of trade hearings the week of … Continue reading

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